Decisions on Bluefish, Atlantic Mackerel & Summer Flounder.

Title Photo: Rex Messing of SIMMS Fishing aboard with Capt. Jaime Boyle Meeting Preview: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council August 2023 This time of year is traditionally the busiest stretch for fisheries management. Regional Fisheries Management Councils are reviewing stock assessments and committee recommendations for new catch levels. Meanwhile, the Atlantic

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Big Decisions at the Mid-Atlantic Council: What Do They Mean for Anglers?

By Will Poston, Policy Associate Two weeks ago, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) hosted its June meeting to take final action on two issues of great interest to the recreational community: the Recreational Reform Initiative’s Harvest Control Rule Framework/Addenda (HCR) and a second attempt to rebuild Atlantic mackerel. Below,

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Here’s what went down this year… on and off the water By Capt. John McMurray, President, ASGA How would I best describe the fishing this past year? Not bad really, but it could have been better. I think that’s the sentiment from most guides in New England and the Mid-Atlantic.

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Bluefish Update 12.11.19

Quick update from Council meeting yesterday Just a quick update on the Bluefish action yesterday at the council. We are in the scup and back sea bass meetings today. There will be a more comprehensive update in the upcoming days. We know our readers are wondering, so here’s how it

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