Bluefish

Mid Atlantic Fishery Management Council/Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, December 2017 Joint Meeting Recap
Mid Atlantic Fishery Management Council/Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, December 2017 Joint Meeting Recap
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The Council met Monday through Thursday of last week. On day one, there was a first “framework” meeting for a possible change to the Council’s “Risk Policy”. While this is undoubtedly complicated and wonky, the Council’s “Risk Policy” can best

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