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Surprising MSA Compromise at the Southern New England Recreational Fishing Symposium
Surprising MSA Compromise at the Southern New England Recreational Fishing Symposium

On January 26 in Warwick, the Rhode Island Salt Water Anglers Association (RISAA) hosted its third Southern New England Recreational Fishing Symposium. The event was attended by representatives of many RISAA member clubs, affiliate clubs, management bodies, ENGOs and more.

North East For-Hire Sector Surprised by Mandatory Electronic Reporting
North East For-Hire Sector Surprised by Mandatory Electronic Reporting
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Back in September; the Greater Atlantic Regional Office of NOAA Fisheries (GARFO) announced  mandatory electronic reporting requirements effecting ANY FOR HIRE VESSEL that fishes under a federal permit and is endorsed to catch certain Mid Atlantic Council managed species. Many New England

ASMFC Summer Meeting Recap: Its all about Bunker!
ASMFC Summer Meeting Recap: Its all about Bunker!

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Summer Meeting Alexandria VA / August 1-3 2017. The overarching highlight of the ASMFC Summer Meeting was the Menhaden Management Board which continued development of Amendment 3 to the Menhaden Fishery Management Plan. The Board received