Category: Angling News

NOAA Request for Comments: Proposed Changes to Golden Tilefish Regulations

Noaa Southeast Regional Office Fishery Bulletin;  Request for Comments: Proposed Changes to Golden Tilefish Regulations in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic Region NOAA Fisheries requests your comments on a proposed rule for golden tilefish.  The proposed actions would reduce golden tilefish catch limits based on the most recent population assessment.  The purpose of the action is …

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NOAA Bluefin Tuna Season News

NOAA Fisheries transfers 55 metric tons of Atlantic bluefin tuna quota to the General category for the October through November 2018 subquota period and closes the fishery as of Friday, October 5, 2018. NOAA Fisheries transferred 40 metric tons (mt) from the Harpoon category and 15 mt from the Reserve category and will close the General category …

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ASMFC & MAFMC Approve Catch and Landings Limits for Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass and Bluefish for 2019

ASMFC & MAFMC Approve Catch and Landings Limits for Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass and Bluefish for 2019 ASMFC Approves Black Sea Bass Addendum XXXI for Public Comment Virginia Beach, VA – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Commission) and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) reviewed previously approved specifications for scup and established …

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Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament Results

  It was game on Saturday as the 80 boats fishing the 15th annual VBBT took advantage of a hot bite and racked up the points with multiple release after release. But one boat really capitalized when a hungry blue marlin swam up behind the teaser and inhaled a circle hooked mackerel pitch bait. Two …

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Atlantic Board Releases Atlantic Cobia Draft Amendment

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