Category: Angling News

North Carolina Black Sea Bass – Update

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Black Sea Bass – Update The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, one of eight regional councils, conserves and manages fishstocks from three to 200 miles offshore of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and east Florida. In an effort to keep recreational fishermen from exceeding annual catch limits (ACLs) set for …

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Permanent link to this article: https://vbsf.net/2011/03/18/south-atlantic-fishery-management-council-news-release-update/

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council – Black Sea Bass Limits NC

South Atlantic Council Proposes Reduction in Black Sea Bass Limits The South Atlantic Council is responsible for the conservation and management of fish stocks within the federal 200 nautical mile limit off the coasts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Bag limit reductions aimed at expanding recreational fishing year season In an effort …

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Permanent link to this article: https://vbsf.net/2011/03/15/south-atlantic-fishery-management-council-black-sea-bass-limits/

Commercial Atlantic Golden Tilefish, Atlantic Vermilion Snapper Closing

Southeast Fishery Bulletin National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Regional Office, 263 13th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701 Commercial Harvest of Vermilion Snapper,  Golden Tilefish closing to Vessels Fishing in the South Atlantic Federal Waters on March 10, 2011. LINK: Commercial Atlantic Golden Tilefish Closing on March 9 LINK: Commercial Atlantic Vermilion Snapper Closing

Permanent link to this article: https://vbsf.net/2011/03/07/commercial-atlantic-golden-tilefish-atlantic-vermilion-snapper-closing/

VMRC Lowers Recreational Size Limit for Flounder

The Virginia Marine Resources Commission has voted 8 to 0 to lower the recreational size limit for flounder, allowing anglers to keep more of the flounder they catch this year. This was possible due to a higher quota from an increase in biomass over the past few years.  The new size limit will be 17.5 …

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Permanent link to this article: https://vbsf.net/2011/02/22/vmrc-lowers-recreational-size-limit-for-flounder/

ASMFC Releases Black Sea Bass Draft Addendum XXI for Public Comment

Arlington, VA – Atlantic coastal states from New Jersey through North Carolina have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Addendum XXI to the Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan. The dates, times, and locations of the scheduled meetings follow. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York will also be conducting hearings; a …

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Permanent link to this article: https://vbsf.net/2011/02/18/asmfc-releases-black-sea-bass-draft-addendum-xxi-for-public-comment/