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ASMFC Striped Bass Board Initiates Addendum to Reduce Fishing Mortality

Photo by Capt. John McMurray

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 (F) up to 40% and further protecting spawning stock when it is concentrated and vulnerable. The addendum was

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When “free” isn’t free

By Candus Thomson, Outdoors Baltimore Sun, June 18, 2010 So New York lawmakers and leaders of the Recreational Fishing Alliance are drooling all over themselves because the state Senate passed a bill to repeal its $10 saltwater fishing license and replace it with a free

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States Schedule Hearings on Striped Bass Commercial Increase: Public Comment Accepted Until Oct 1

States Schedule Hearings on Striped Bass Draft Addendum II: Public Comment Accepted Until October 1

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ASMFC Approves Commercial Increase Addendum for Public Comment

See below…  Fishing hard and trying to keep my head above water at my day job, so no time to comment in detail on this right now, but any regular reader of this column knows what the deal is.  Very quickly, before reading the below

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ASMFC Approves Addendum for Striped Bass – Increases Commercial Quota

The ASMFC today announced it has approved for public comment its Draft Addendum II to Amendment 6 which will increase the commercial striped bass quota allotment, and redefine recruitment failure.

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IS OBAMA BANNING FISHING!?

A widely inaccurate ESPN article sets off national panic

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