Mid-Atlantic Council to Offer Training Workshops on Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting for the For-Hire Community

TweetThe Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) will hold a workshop Saturday, February 24 in Tom’s River, NJ, to help for-hire vessel operators prepare for upcoming electronic reporting requirements. Beginning March 12, 2018, all vessels with federal charter or party permits … Continue reading →

New Electronic Reporting Requirements for Mid-Atlantic Charter/Party Vessels

TweetBeginning March 12, 2018, all charter and party vessels that hold a federal permit for species managed by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will be required to electronically submit vessel trip reports for all trips carrying passengers for hire. These eVTRs must be … Continue reading →

Commercial summer flounder limit change‏

TweetEffective 0001 hours Sunday August 28, 2016, the Summer Flounder commercial fishery possession limit will be reduced from 100 pounds to 50 pounds. Possession limits will be periodically adjusted, if needed, to land 100% of the annual quota by the … Continue reading →

Daily Trip Limit for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Tweet  Daily Trip Limit Adjustments for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category   Courtesy of National Marine Fisheries Service April 20, 2016 Today National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announces adjustments to the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) daily retention limits that apply … Continue reading →

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna South Area – CLOSED

Tweet Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Trophy Angling Category South Area – CLOSED!    Effective as of 11:30 p.m. (EST), April 10, 2016 the Angling category for large medium and giant “trophy” bluefin tuna (73” or greater) in the southern area (see … Continue reading →

$16.5 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands‏

TweetSecretary Jewell, Director Ashe Announce $16.5 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands* *Funding Comes on the Heels of New Report Showing Dramatic Annual Loss of Wetlands; State and Local Governments, Other Partners Contribute * *Additional $18.2 Million to Protect, … Continue reading →

North Wind Publishing has Published NOAA’s 2014 Tide Tables and Tidal Current Tables

TweetBANGOR, ME,– The 2014 NOAA Tide Tables and Tidal Current Tables have been published by North Wind Publishing and are now available. Mariners use NOAA’s Tide Tables and Tidal Current tables for navigation. There are four books of Tide Tables … Continue reading →

Celebrate Your National Wildlife Refuges: October 13-19, 2013

TweetExplore your world. Visit a national wildlife refuge during National Wildlife Refuge Week (October 13-19). See what refuges are doing to conserve your wildlife heritage. Even if you’ve never been to a refuge before, refuges enrich your life. These precious … Continue reading →

September events in National Wildlife Refuges

TweetAstronomy Night Sunday, September 1, 7 p.m. — Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge, WA Discover the night sky with a local astronomy expert. On a clear night, see the Milky Way, several planets, man-made satellites and sometimes meteors. A telescope … Continue reading →

September Events in National Wildlife Refuges

TweetSeptember 2013 Events Two wheels can put you more in tune with nature than four. Biking for Birds, on September 28 at Two Rivers Refuge, gives you a change to test that idea. Credit: Charles Slate Astronomy Night Sunday, September … Continue reading →

Operation Dry Water over the 4th Holidays nationwide

TweetLEXINGTON, Ky. – With boating under the influence continuing to be a major factor in accidents and deaths on our nation’s waterways, thousands of officers with local, state and federal agencies will again team up for Operation Dry Water in … Continue reading →

July Events in National Wildlife Refuges

TweetJuly 2013 Events An alligator patrols the bank of a Southeast waterway. On Saturday, July 6, a guided canoe trip at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Refuge in Florida lets you get up close and personal with giant reptiles like this … Continue reading →

Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series 2013 Registration Special Saves Anglers Money

TweetATHENS, Ala. – The registration for the 2013 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series will begin October 22, 2012 at 8am. Members that register the first 10 days will save money on all registrations. In a gesture to our loyal members … Continue reading →

National Wildlife Refuges events for November 2012

TweetNature Photography Seminar Saturday, November 3, 9 a.m. to noon — Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE Take a lesson from nature photographer Kevin Fleming. Then spend the afternoon on the refuge practicing what you’ve learned. The classroom seminar is … Continue reading →