Fishing

Flounder Regulations and Size Limit Discussion. Summer 2019.

Recreational Fishing Update. Some show notes from the recent ‘Shep on Fishing’ Radio Show. WOND Radio. 12.15.2018 Special guest is Adam Nowalski, an advocate for recreational fishermen at the ASMFC, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and MAFMC, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. Difficult to enact so-called ‘slot limits’ … because you need both minimal & maximum size. …

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Listen: Rack and Fin Radio. July 21. NJ State Puts More Pressure on Fishing

Tom P. from Rack & Fin Radio wonders if NJ Gov Murphy is weaponizing environmentalist groups. This could help him increase control over hunting & fishing in the state. Claims of anti-hunter. Anti-fisherman. Green Social Justice Warrior? Jersey Fishing News. Listen to Rack & Fin Radio. WPG 1450 am.  July 21, 2018. Guest: Tom Fote. Topics: …

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Fluke Fishing Best In Years, But Politically Biased Catch Limits Still Hurt Business

Fluke fishing in South Jersey is hot. The best in years. But did you know that politics plays a major role in your ability to take home a keeper? Good grief. It’s true. Good questioning from Bucktail Willie, asking outgoing Congressman Frank LoBiondo. Would a Democrat vote to reduce recreational fishing? Others fear that Jeff …

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2018 Summer Flounder Season. Rules, Regulations, Helpful Tips.

Summer flounder (fluke) season. 2018 SUMMER FLOUNDER REGULATIONS NJ Coastal Waters 18-inch minimum 3 fish May 25 through September 22 With strict summer flounder regulations, more shorts are being caught and released. Will most of those throwbacks survive to be caught another day? No. But, there are ways to improve their chance of survival. Summer …

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2018 Summer Flounder and Sea Bass in Atlantic City. Rules & Regs.

Summer fishing 2018. Below are options for fluke (summer flounder) and sea bass that the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council will consider at their next meeting on 4/5/18. 5p at Bay Av. Community Center, 775 East Bay Av., Manahawkin, NJ. According to the Jersey Coast Anglers Association, a top priority is to close the gap between …

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Atlantic City Area Fishermen Vs. Army Corp of Engineers

It’s not just Jersey Shore homeowners that hate dunes, dredging and beach work. Recreational fishermen are now joining the fight against questionable, expensive work by the Army Corp of Engineers and the NJ DEP. ‘Tourism, Real Estate and fishing have been clearly damaged by beach replenishment, dredging and un-needed dune building,’ says a group of …

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Catch Shares, Quotas & Privatization of Flounder Fishing

Catch shares. Quotas. Consolidation. Terms not normally associated with summertime flounder fishing in the back bays of Atlantic City, Brigantine and Margate. Ever rising ‘keeper’ sizes and heavy-handed regulation. Are recreational fishing businesses at the Jersey Shore headed for extinction? It certainly looks like state and federal are leaning that way. Fearful of over-fishing, the …

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Who Wants To Kill Recreational Fishing in South Jersey?

On the recent ‘Shep on Fishing’ radio show (Sat 7a, WOND 1400am), topics included flounder, seabass, half-day party boats, follow the money, Boardwalk, and the infamous CRDA. A common theme during the show: Who wants to kill recreational fishing in South Jersey? Because they way rules are being decided, this key economic driver, is on the …

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Jersey Shore Fishermen Ponder 2018 Summer Flounder Regulations

2018 Summer Flounder Regulations. Reforming Magnuson-Stevens Act of 1976. Why punish recreational fishermen and harm local tourism with un-needed rules and fishing regulations? Ridiculous precautionary measures are killing recreational fishing & tourism. The Jersey Shore is getting economically strangled. New Jersey is now in our OWN REGION? And not connected to NY & CT? Yes.  …

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