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Tag Archives: Saltwater Fishing

June’s Diamond Jim Still On The Loose

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Anglers in Maryland have just 8 days left to catch June’s Diamond Jim rockfish as part of the 2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge. The lucky angler who catches the genuine June Diamond Jim, a chartreuse-tagged rockfish, in the Chesapeake Bay or its tributaries from now until midnight on…


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 Jersey Marine Licenses and Permits

NOTE: On June 17, 2008, changes to the shellfish statutes (Title 50) go into effect. Current clam licenses will be expanded to include all molluscan (shellfish) species, with the exception of conchs, which are addressed in the commercial marine fisheries regulations. In addition, a new non-resident Commercial Shellfish License was…


It is Time to Renew Your Sportsman License In Mississippi

JACKSON – Sportsman License holders are being urged to renew their license to avoid the rush, according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Licenses are valid for 365 days from the date of purchase, or in the case of the Sportsman License, the current date of expiration….


South Carolina Saltwater Fishing Trends – 6/9/2008

Fishing trends courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and further information. Little River The winds died down this week, making for better fishing. The surf temperature is around 74 degrees. Spottail Bass: Fair. Anglers are catching spottail bass along structure in the ICW, around creek mouth drains, and…


Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series Reports Successful Second Tourney

The second tournament in the 20th season of the South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series took place at the 41st Annual Georgetown Landing Marina Billfish Tournament over the last weekend in May.  Wallace Jenkins, Series Program Coordinator for S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), noted that, “The weather conditions were…


New Jersey “Take Me Fishing” Program

The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has joined forces with the national Take me Fishing campaign which encourages everyone to participate in the leisurely, family-friendly experience of fishing and enhance their appreciation of the natural world. Over the next year, New Jersey, alongside 29 states nationwide, will participate…


Cape Canaveral Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic Set For June 28

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment, and providing a fun, family outing are the objectives of the Cape Canaveral Kids’ Fishing Clinic. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the Florida Foundation for Responsible Angling, the Canaveral Port Authority and the Sport Fish Restoration…


Chef Brian Landry of Galatoire’s is King of Louisiana Seafood

Saturday’s premiere of the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off in New Orleans, presented by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB), was a seafood lover’s dream.  Twelve of the state’s most talented chefs designed culinary delights featuring the main ingredient, Louisiana seafood.  After the judges’ scores were tallied, Chef Brian Landry…