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Take action now to get pots off the reefs

Take action now to get pots off the reefs

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Shore11.org – NPR – NOAA reports of yet another possible cause for decline of striped bass

Shore11.org – NPR – NOAA reports of yet another possible cause for decline of striped bass

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NPR: January 25, 2011 Atlantic Weather May Be Key Culprit In Fish Decline The striped bass is in trouble again. During the 1980s, wildlife managers said these big, full-bodied fish — favorites of anglers along

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Keep Our Bait In The State

Keep Our Bait In The State

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Capt Paul Eidman (Shore11.org) – DEPLETION OF FORAGE FISH IN COASTAL NEW ENGLAND WATERS RESPONSIBLE FOR APPEARANCE OF OUT OF STATE BOATS ALONG JERSEY SHORES (read more…)

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Menhaden Management Public Meeting

Menhaden Management Public Meeting

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The public hearing on changes to the Menhaden Management Plan will be held at 7 p.m., Sept. 29 in the Toms River Municipal Building at 33 Washington Street. Click here for more information

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