Commercial Black Sea Bass Closure, Scup Reopening

TweetEffective 0001 hours Sunday October 30, 2016, the Black Sea Bass commercial fishery will close. To date, 97.5% of the annual black sea bass quota (27,000 pounds) has been reported harvested. Marine Fisheries projects that 100% of the annual black … 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 →

NJ Reefs to Receive Concrete Deployments‏

TweetThe Sea Girt and Axel Carlson artificial reefs will receive 1,853 yards of concrete rubble from a seawall. Each reef will receive one load of approximately 930 cubic yards. For more information on the deployments, including reef coordinates, visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/news/2016/reefconcrete5-16.htm … 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 →