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Public Meeting July 16 on National Saltwater Angler Registry

DURHAM, N.H. — A new national saltwater angler registry will go into effect on January 1, 2009.  To help inform saltwater anglers in New Hampshire about the upcoming change, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will sponsor a public informational meeting about the national registry on July 16, 2008,…


North Carolina Saltwater Fishing Reports – 6/23/2008

Northern District:  Dare, Hyde, Currituck, & Beaufort Counties   For the 2008 fishing year, all owners/operators of vessels recreationally fishing for and/or retaining regulated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) (Atlantic tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish) in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, must obtain an…


Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley Honored As Sportsmen’s Best Friend Of The Year

Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative Partner, Mike Baker of Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Honored with Hero of Chesapeake Bay Award ANNAPOLIS, MD – Tonight, the Maryland Legislative Sportsmen’s Foundation (MLSF) presented Governor Martin O’Malley with its prestigious Sportsmen’s Best Friend of the Year Award at its 7th Annual Banquet and Auction…


NOAA Proposes Rule to Require Saltwater Angler Registration

NOAA’s Fisheries Service is seeking comment on a proposed rule that requires anglers and spearfishers who fish recreationally in federal ocean waters to be registered before fishing in 2009. The rule would also require registration by those who may catch anadromous species anywhere, including striped bass, salmon and shad that…


Two Public Meetings Will Be Held Regarding Near Shore Reef Construction at Gulf State Park Pier

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division will hold two public meetings to ask for input on the design and placement of concrete material from the demolition of the old Gulf State Park Pier around the new Gulf State Park Pier. The first meeting will…


New Magazine Highlights Fisheries Conservation Work

It’s been 137 years in the making.  Conserving America’s fisheries since 1871, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has launched Eddies: Reflections on Fisheries Conservation — a new quarterly magazine focused on the Service’s Fisheries Program. Eddies highlights the aquatic conservation work of the Service’s Fisheries Program and its partners….


North Carolina Regional Saltwater Fishing Reports – 6/8/2008

Northern District  Dare, Hyde, Currituck, & Beaufort Counties For the 2008 fishing year, all owners/operators of vessels recreationally fishing for and/or retaining regulated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) (Atlantic tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish) in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, must obtain an Atlantic…


Diamond Jim Valued At $15,000+ On The Loose In The Chesapeake Bay & Tributaries

2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge Offers Opportunity to Win Toyota Tundra, Bass Pro Shop Boat, Bill’s Outdoors Center Gear, Smyth Diamond and Thousands in Cash for Summer Catches ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources kicked off the Diamond Jim portion of the 2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge today aboard…


North Carolina Saltwater Fishing Reports – 6/1/2008

Northern District  Dare, Hyde, Currituck, & Beaufort Counties For the 2008 fishing year, all owners/operators of vessels recreationally fishing for and/or retaining regulated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) (Atlantic tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish) in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, must obtain an Atlantic…


Two Fish Per Person Per Day Red Snapper Limit in State Waters

The Marine Resources Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announces that, as per regulation, a two fish per person limit for red snapper will be in effect opening day of the Gulf red snapper season on June 1, 2008. The minimum size requirement is 16 inches…