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NOAA Establishes Eight Marine Protected Areas to Provide Safe Havens for Deep-Water Fish

NOAA has established eight separate marine protected areas encompassing a total of 529 square nautical miles in south Atlantic federal waters to shield deep-water fish species and their habitats from fishing. All fishing for snappers, groupers, tilefishes, grunts, porgies, and sea basses is prohibited throughout the protected areas, which are…


Commerce Secretary Determines Blue Crab Disaster in Chesapeake Bay

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez today determined that a decline in the harvest of soft shell and peeler blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay is a commercial fishery failure. The declaration is an important step in making watermen and their communities eligible for economic assistance. The harvest value of soft…


Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss Rule Proposals for 2009-10 Sportfishing Season

OLYMPIA – Four public meetings have been scheduled to discuss rule proposals for the 2009-10 sportfishing season in Washington. Those 25 proposed rules, which would affect various freshwater and saltwater fisheries around the state, are available on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fish/regs/rule_proposals/ . Printed…


Fishing & Boating, An Economic Get-away That Benefits All Virginians

For less than the cost of a full tank of gas, a family of four can fish for a year. Richmond, VA — With the weather warming up, people are thinking about getting outdoors and spending time with family and friends. However, with rising fuel costs, many people are looking…


New Conservation Regulation Addresses Shark Fishing

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has implemented a new regulation regarding shark fishing. The regulation, signed by Commissioner M. Barnett Lawley, prohibits “chumming” or “bloodbaiting” for sharks within 300 feet of the shoreline or on a pier. Chumming is defined as the throwing of bait or fish…