Category: Angling News

ASMFC Study Establishes New Biological Reference Points Atlantic Croaker

ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Board Initiates Addendum to Increase Abundance and Spawning Stock Arlington, VA – The Commission’s South Atlantic State Federal Fisheries Management Board has approved Addendum I to Amendment I to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Croaker. The Addendum changes the management unit to one region (New Jersey through the east coast …

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ASMFC Menhaden Board Initiates Addendum

ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Board Initiates Addendum to Increase Abundance and Spawning Stock Arlington, VA – The Commission’s Atlantic Menhaden Management Board initiated a draft addendum proposing an interim biological reference point of 15% maximum spawning potential with the goal of increasing abundance, spawning stock biomass, and menhaden availability as a forage species. The MSP approach …

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ASMFC Tautog Board Approves Addendum

Board Approves Addendum VI to the Tautog FMP – States to End Overfishing Alexandria, VA – The Commission’s Tautog Management Board (Board) approved Addendum VI to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Tautog in response to the latest scientific advice that the stock continues to be over fished. According to the 2011 stock assessment update, …

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ASMFC Moves To Curb Striper Mortality

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board has initiated development of Draft Addendum III with the goals of reducing striped bass fishing mortality up to 40 percent and further protecting spawning stock when it is concentrated and vulnerable. Provisions of the addendum, if passed, could be implemented prior to the start …

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SMALL BOATS NEEDED FOR CLEAN THE BAY DAY

HAMPTON ROADS, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and its partners are now recruiting volunteers to clean up shoreline litter for the 23rd Annual Clean the Bay Day, Saturday, June 4, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Clean the Bay Day is a hands-on opportunity for individuals, families, businesses, and groups to join …

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