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College Students:
Apply for a Sedge Island Internship

Mako Amendment Is Tweaked

Addenda Recommend Allowing
State Sea Bass Regs
In Fed Waters
And Slot Size Limits
For Fluke

ASMFC Winter Meeting
Feb. 5-7 at Arlington

Freshwater Digest Available

Big Game Tournaments
To Be Required to Submit
A Catch Summary

Get a 2019 Fishing License

Division of Fish and Wildlife's
Annual Report


Dec. 10-13 at Annapolis

Results Are In:
Wildlife Management Area Survey

Ice-Fishing Workshop
For Women Jan. 19

Landlocked Salmon Stocked
At Merrill Creek Reservoir

Public Comment Invited:
Potential Amendment Would Create Bag Limit
For Chub Mackerel


Winter Trout Stocking
Nov. 19-20

States Schedule
Public Meetings About
Fluke, Scup and Sea Bass

MAFMC To Meet About
Fluke, Scup and Sea Bass

ASMFC Concludes
Annual Meeting

Last Chance:
Apply for Striper Bonus Tag by Oct. 31

Shad Spawn in Millstone River
For First Time in 173 Years

JCAA: EEZ Should Remain Closed
To Striper Fishing

21,000 Sizable Trout Stocked
In Fall Trout Stocking

Annual Delaware River
Seine Survey Is Released

MAFMC Wraps Up
October Meeting

Boating United:
Tell U.S. Senate to Pass
Modern Fish Act


Fall Trout Stocking
Kicks Off Oct. 9

Comment Period Extended
For Mako Management

Apply for Striper Bonus Tag

ASMFC Annual Meeting
Oct. 21-25 in NYC

Oct.1-4 in Cape May

About Offshore Windmills
To Be Discussed


MAFMC Concludes August Meeting

Hackettstown Hatchery
Collects Pike, Walleyes and
Muskies for Broodstock

Learn About N.J.' s
Different Drum Species

Mako Sharks
Emergency Regs Extended

Fluke, Scup, Sea Bass and
Bluefish Harvest Limits
Announced for 2019

WILD Outdoor Expo
Sept. 8-9 at Colliers Mills

Avoid the Fall Rush:
Apply for a Striper Bonus Tag

ASMFC Wraps Up
Summer Meeting

Mako and Bluefin Management
To Be Among Topics
At Meeting

12-Pounder from Sandy Hook
Is Biggest in JCAA Fluke Tourn
11-Pounder from A.C.
Is Next-Biggest


JCAA: Offshore Wind Farms
Could Benefit Anglers
Anglers Should Request Input

Northern Trophy Bluefin Fishery
Is Closing

Public Comment Invited:
Amendment Aims
To Prevent Overfishing
Of Makos
, Rebuild the
Population and Tighten
Fishing Regs

ASMFC Summer Meeting
Set for Aug. 7-9 at Arlington

Aug. 13-16 at Virginia Beach

NOAA Increases
Past Estimates of Fishing Trips

Columbia Lake Dam
To Be Removed
From Paulinskill River

Striper Bonus Tags
Available Sept. 1

Public Comment Invited
About Delaware River and
Bay's Management

Family Fishing Classes
Offered at Pequest

Quota Increase Proposed
For Bluefin Tuna
Public Comment Invited


Striped Bass Stock
To Be Assessed

Landlocked Salmon
Breaks 67-Year Record

Possible Changes
In Bluefish Management
To Be Discussed at Meetings

N.J. Divison of Fish and Wildlife:
Millstone River's
A Dynamic Fishery

Free Fishing Day June 9


Spring Trout Stocking Ends,
Extra Were Stocked and
Good Trouting Continues

36-Inch Blue Wins
Governor's Surf Tourn

NOAA Releases
2017's Status of Stocks

Sea Bass Fact Sheet:
Management Challenges
For an Abundant Stock

MAFMC Meeting
June 5-7 in Philly

ASMFC Concludes
Spring Meeting

Pequest Hatchery
Open House and Flea Market
June 2-3

Fed Approves May 15 as
Opening Day of
N.J.'s Sea Bass Season

Catch Shad or Herring
From Musconetcong River?
Report It

Marine Digest Available


MAFMC Wraps Up
April Meeting

Bluefin Bag Limit Adjusted

Skillful Angler Program Improved

NOAA Seeks Comments
About Summer Flounder
Scup and Sea Bass Management

Sedge Island
Educational Programs
To Be Offered to
Youths and Adults
In Summer

New Jersey Sets
Fluke and Sea Bass Regs

Trout Season To Open April 7

Trout Stocking Schedule

New Jersey Decides
Blackfish and Porgy Regs

N.J. Marine Fisheries Council
To Consider
2018 Fluke and Sea Bass Regs
At Meeting April 5

N.J. Fish and Wildlife:
Read Online Reports About
Delaware River Shad

Acoustic Receivers Deployed Again
To Track Sturgeon in Delaware Bay

April 10-12 at Montauk

ASMFC Spring Meeting
Slated for April 30-May 3
At Arlington


ASMFC Approves
N.J.'s Proposed Options
For 2018 Sea Bass Regs

N.J. Decides Blackfish
And Porgy Regs for 2018
Fluke and Sea Bass
Regs Are Pending

Trophy Bluefin Tuna
Fishery Closes
South of Great Egg Inlet

In Conference Call,
ASMFC To Consider Approving Addendum
Making N.J. a Standalone Region
For Sea Bass Management

Nighttime Shoreline Fishing
Approved for Hopatcong State Park

Emergency, 83-Inch Size Limit
Announced for Makos

NMFS Invites Public Comments
About Makos


Save $:
Register Early
For Governor's Surf Tourn

Emergency Rule on Makos
To Be Among Topics
At Meeting

Public Meeting
About Trout Stocking
March 3

MAFMC Recommends
A Sea Bass Season
From May 15-Dec. 31

Addendum Would Make N.J.
A State-Specific-Region
For Sea Bass Management

Options Announced
For 2018 Fluke Regs
Year-Round Porgy
Season Is Proposed

Public Comment Invited:
NOAA Proposes to Prohibit
Trapping on N.J.'s Reefs

Amendment Would Expand
Sea Bass Regional Management

Meeting Will Discuss
Additional Fee To Be Charged
For Beach-Buggy Access
At Brigantine

Winners of 2017
N.J. Skillful Angler Awards

Become Informed:
Learn the Basics
Of Fisheries Management
At Workshop


Feb. 13-15 in Raleigh, N.C.

ASMFC Releases
Annual Report for 2017

High School Teams Can Compete
In Governor's Surf Tourn -- Free!

Annual Sedge Island Programs
For Teens To Be Held Again

Renew Your
Saltwater Fishing Registry
For the Year

NOAA Requests
Anglers to Release Makos

Workshops Will Teach
New Electronic Catch-Reporting
To Federally-Permitted Captains

Hackettstown Hatchery
Stocked a Record
5 Million Fish in 2017

You're Invited:
Freshwater Fisheries Forum
Jan. 20 at Hackettstown

NOAA Seeks Comments
About Sea Bass Management

NOAA's 2017 Big Game
Assessment and Evaluation
Is Available

ASMFC Winter Meeting
Set for Feb. 6-8 at Arlington, Va.

A February Sea Bass Season
Becomes Unlikely
; Tell the Gov't.
A Sea Bass Reduction
Is Unacceptable

MAFMC Makes Decisions
On Summer Flounder
And More at December Meeting

Read a Tautog Profile
In Latest Issue of Fisheries Focus

Striper Bonus Program Closed Jan. 1;
Submit Logbooks by Jan. 15

>>> 2017 New Jersey Fisheries Watch <<<

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