Of Striped Bass and Bluefish and Bad Legislation - Marine Fish Conservation Network
Yes, every year is different, but in my neck of the woods the stripers usually show up several weeks, sometimes over a month, before the blues. Yes, there are a few stripers around, but from South Jersey to the East End of Long Island pretty-much striped bass central there are A TON more bluefish than bass. Under federal law and in the Mid-Atlantic, federal law generally governs annual catch limits when you’re dealing with jointly managed fisheries like bluefish federally managed species are subjec...
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The Marine Fish Conservation Network is a coalition of commercial and recreational fishing associations, regional and national conservation groups, aquaria, and marine science organizations committed to sustaining fish populations, healthy marine ecosystems, and fishing communities. Our goal is to maintain and strengthen the conservation and management objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Congress Is In Recess, But Will Our Fish Get a Break? August 19, 2016.