Category: Angling News

Monarch Cobia Classic 2018

By DR Ken Neill III | Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman’s Association The Cobia Bowl will be called the Monarch Cobia Classic this year The Cobia Bowl was begun as a fun way for anglers to help gather information about Virginia’s cobia fishery and to help raise funds for fisheries research. Due to great sponsorship …

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Virginia Saltwater Fishing News

    By DR Ken Neill III | Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman’s Association Virginia Saltwater Fishing News Spring has sprung and a new fishing season is upon us. There have been some changes for this year and likely, there will be more to come. Shark fishing has become even more regulated this year. Anglers …

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Council Seeks Input on Proposed Changes for Atlantic Cobia Management

Members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council are soliciting public input on proposed management changes for Atlantic cobia as they consider revising the current management system. Public hearings will be held via webinar with public listening stations beginning January 22, 2018. Information on the proposed changes is now available from the Council’s website at: …

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Virginia State Record Gray Triggerfish Certified

A 6-pound 12-ounce gray triggerfish, caught on November 1, 2017 by Dave Walden of Yorktown, VA has been certified as the initial Virginia State Record for the species by the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament. The record-setting gray triggerfish measured 18.5 inches (TL) and the fish sported a robust 17-inch girth. Walden was bottom fishing off …

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NC Marine Fisheries Commission to meet in Kitty Hawk

MOREHEAD CITY – The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission will meet Nov. 15-16 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5353 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 and 8:30 a.m. Nov. 16. A public comment period will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 15. Members of the public may …

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