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Take Action: Save Atlantic Menhaden

On May 5, the ASFMC will make pivotal votes about the 2015 Atlantic menhaden quota and could begin work to change future management. [...]

May 1, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Take Action

Feature Stories: New striped bass regulations offer much food for thought

1@32 founder, Ross Squire, ponders the efforts that have successfully led to the Atlantic States new regulations and reduced striped bass harvest [...]

March 17, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

News: Going against the flow, Maine fishermen favor reduced striper catch

Saltwater fishing guides in Maine, however, are swimming against the tide. They think it’s about time for tougher regulations [...]

January 28, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: New Virginia limit on striped bass goes into effect

Charter boat captains clamor that the new regulations will ruin business while the conservation minded look forward to a reduction in mortality and the rebuilding of stocks. [...]

January 9, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Uncategorized

News: N.J. striped bass regulations update

The Council is moving forward with two proposals to comply with the Atlantic State Marine Commission's (ASMFC) mandate that our striped bass quota be reduced by 25% during 2015. [...]

December 16, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

News: NC state fisheries agency announces new limits for striped bass

As a result, the commercial harvest quota, which runs from Dec. 1 through Nov. 31 each year will drop from 480,480 pounds to 360,360 pounds, a 25% decrease. [...]

December 3, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Maryland Commissioners ask state to roll back rockfish limit

Commission President Ron Fithian suggested that an abundance of the stripers might be partly responsible for recent downturns in the crab population. [...]

December 2, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: MAFMC meets in Baltimore Dec. 8-11 to manage Atlantic states’ forage fish

If you want more striped bass, or any other fish you like to catch, it’s probably in your best interest to start paying attention to how we manage their food. [...]

November 24, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Coast Guard to step up striped bass poaching enforcement

The intensified poaching patrols will take place all winter long off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts, according to a statement from Coast Guard Public Affairs Detachment Atlantic City. [...]

November 19, 2014 Conservation, Fly Fishing, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Striped bass regulation changes announced

Each state must now implement regulations before the start of their 2015 fishery which meet at minimum 1 fish at 28 inches or an alternate measure that equal a 25% reduction in harvest. [...]

November 7, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide