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Blackfish – New size, bag and season limits

Blackfish – New size, bag and season limits

captalan January 9, 2012 0

On Thursday, the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council approved new size, bag and season limits that will take effect within the next few weeks. The new regs were required in order to comply with

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Turning the Corner on Ending Overfishing 2012 – Annual Catch Limits Now in Place for Most Federal Fisheries

Turning the Corner on Ending Overfishing 2012 – Annual Catch Limits Now in Place for Most Federal Fisheries

captalan January 9, 2012 0

Turning the Corner on Ending Overfishing 2012 – Annual Catch Limits Now in Place for Most Federal Fisheries Everyone – commercial and recreational fishermen, NGOs, Councils, Congress and NOAA – knew it would be

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Last Chance to fight for Clean Water!

Last Chance to fight for Clean Water!

captalan January 6, 2012 0

Clean Water Action Alert               January 2012 This is your last chance to fight for clean water!  Politicians in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly will make a final vote on Monday, January 9th that would weaken

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Take action now to get pots off the reefs

Take action now to get pots off the reefs

captalan January 5, 2012 0

Following is a vital message from Capt. Peter Grimbilas about the Pots Off the Reefs legislation that has a majority of the Assembly signed on as cosponsors, but won’t come to a vote before

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NJDEP-NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry Program

NJDEP-NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry Program

captalan December 31, 2011 0

http://www.nj.gov/dep/saltwaterregistry/ REGISTRATION IS FREE Registration for 2012 will begin on November 1, 2011. Please see FAQ #5 for details Background: In 2006 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was charged with the creation

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NJOA – Three more Co-Sponors added to Reef Bill!

NJOA – Three more Co-Sponors added to Reef Bill!

captalan December 14, 2011 0

Three more Co-Sponors added to Reef Bill!  December 11, 2011 Press release Belmar, NJ The NJOA has been informed that three (3) new Assembly Co-Sponsors have signed on to Bill A1152, which prohibits the

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Panel Votes to Reduce a Forage Fish Catch

Panel Votes to Reduce a Forage Fish Catch

captalan November 10, 2011 0

NY Times Link: Panel Votes to Reduce a Forage Fish Catch By ABBY GOODNOUGH Published: November 9, 2011 BOSTON — A fishing oversight group voted Wednesday to sharply reduce the allowable East Coast catch

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RFA Alert – NOAA REQUESTS $54 MILLION TO REDUCE FISHING EFFORT

RFA Alert – NOAA REQUESTS $54 MILLION TO REDUCE FISHING EFFORT

captalan November 3, 2011 0

Recreational Fishing Alliance Contact: Jim Hutchinson, Jr. / 888-564-6732 For Immediate Release November 3, 2011 NOAA REQUESTS $54 MILLION TO REDUCE FISHING EFFORT RFA Says Agency Seeking Congressional Aid to Destroy Fishing Communities In

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Comment Period on Ammendment 1 for Interstate Mehaden Management closes Nov 2nd

Comment Period on Ammendment 1 for Interstate Mehaden Management closes Nov 2nd

captalan October 28, 2011 0

If you haven’t already reviewed the  Draft Addendum V to Amendment 1 to the Interstate Fishery Management for Atlantic Menhaden on the ASMFC website, please do so now. Public comment will be accepted until

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NJOA suggests anglers take MAFMC survey

NJOA suggests anglers take MAFMC survey

captalan October 8, 2011 0

NJOA suggests anglers take MAFMC survey The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (responsible for management of fisheries in federal waters which occur predominantly off the mid-Atlantic coast) is looking for anglers to help in developing

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