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2018 N.J. Freshwater Digest Available

States Schedule Meetings
For Public Comment
On Alternative
Sea Bass Management

Update: New Jersey Meeting
Is Rescheduled and Relocated

New Jersey Seeks Public Comment
On 10-Year Wildlife Action Plan

22-Pound 2-Ounce Bluefish
Breaks N.J. Spearfishing Record

Gov't. Proposes a February
Sea Bass Season and Takes Action
About Bluefish, Scup and Fluke

New Shark Regs
Take Effect Jan. 1

Big Game
Management Plan Announced

N.J. To Take Over
Brigantine's Northern
Beach-Buggy Access
And Charge a Fee


Is Your
N.J. Fishing License Suspended?
It Now Might Be Suspended
In Other States, Too

Dec. 11-14 at Annapolis

Landlocked Salmon and Trout Stocked

New Reef to Begin Being Built
In Delaware Bay

An Update from the
International Commission for the
Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

Fluke, Porgy and Sea Bass
Panel Call and Webinar Nov. 20

Public Meeting
Will Discuss
Potential Removal of Dam
On Paulinskill River

Blueline Tilefish Regs Announced

Changes to Freshwater Fish Code
To Be Discussed at Meeting Nov. 14

2018 Fluke, Porgy and
Sea Bass Regs
To Be Recommended
At Meeting

Winter Trout Stocking
Set for Nov. 20-21


Regional Management Approved
Would Decrease N.J. Harvest

ASMFC Wraps Up
Annual Meeting

MAFMC Concludes
October Meeting

You're Invited:
Public Session on
Round Valley Refurbishment

N.J. Fish and Wildlife
Releases Annual Report

Fall Trout Stocking
Kicks Off

Report: Delaware River's
Shad Fishing Was the Best
Since 1995

Striper Bonus Tag
Deadline Oct. 31

N.J. Proposes to Limit
Native Brook Trout
To Catch-and-Release

Free Fishing Day Oct. 21


ASMFC Annual Meeting
Set for Oct. 16-19 in Norfolk

MAFMC to Meet Oct. 10-12
At Riverhead, N.Y.

Fall Trout Stocking
To Kick Off Oct. 10

Division of Fish and Wildlife
Is on Instagram

N.J. Marine Fisheries Council
To Meet
Sept. 7
About Fisheries Closures
Detrimental to Recreational
Fishing Businesses

Striper Bonus Program Is Open


MAFMC Concludes
August Meeting

Harmful Algae Blooms
Suspected at Several Lakes

10-Year-Old Wins
JCAA Fluke Tourney

Beat the Fall Rush:
Apply for Striper Bonus Tags

Avoid Pemberton Lake's
Water and Fish

Island Beach's
Beach-Buggy Closure Is Lifted --
The Piping Plover Chick Fledged

ASMFC Completes
Summer Meeting


Marine Digest Available

Win $50K
At JCAA Fluke Tourn Aug. 5

Avoid Contact with Amwell Lake's
Water and Fish

N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife
Celebrates 125 Years

ASMFC Disagrees
With U.S. Commerce Secretary's
Decision About N.J. Fluke

U.S. Commerce Secretary
Rules that N.J. Fluke Regs
Are in Compliance

NOAA Opens Comment Period
To Reduce Burden of Fishing Regs

Aug. 8-10 in Philly

ASMFC Summer Meeting
Set for Aug. 1-3 in Alexandria

First Boat Is Sunk
On New Manasquan Inlet Reef


Gov. Christie:
Boat with Caution to Protect
Parts of Barnegat Bay

Marine Digest To Be
Available in July

The New Manasquan Inlet Reef
Begins Being Built

MAFMC Wraps Up June Meeting

Dams Are Removed,
And Shad Return to Musky River
After 300 Years

Island Beach to Be Partially Closed
For Piping Plover Nesting

Hackettstown Hatchery
2017 Brood Stock Report

Atlantic City Press:
N.J. Has Reasons
To Resist Federal Fluke Regs

Fish Freshwater
Free June 10 and Oct. 21

Reminder: Apply for Striper Bonus Tags


Spring Trout Stocking Ends,
But Great Trouting Continues

MAFMC to Meet
June 6-8. at Norfolk

Fed Names N.J.
Out of Compliance on Fluke

Fed at Meeting
Will Consider Naming
N.J. Out of Compliance on Fluke

New Jersey:
Fluke Season Will Begin
As Scheduled

Fed Rejects
N.J.'s Fluke Regs

Federal Gov't. to Consider
Whether to Approve
N.J.'s Fluke Regs

Jersey Decides Fluke Regs 

Regional Management
For Blackfish to Be
Discussed at State Meetings

Wins Governor's Surf Tourn
With 34-Inch Blue

Giant Hybrids Stocked
At Split Rock

N.J. Marine Fisheries Council
To Meet May 17 About
Fluke and Sea Bass

Sea Bass Limit
Cut to 5 in Nov.-Dec. 

Surplus Trout Stocked

ASMFC Concludes
Spring Meeting

Public Comment Invited:
Amendment Would Reduce
Blackfish Harvest

Striper Bonus Program
To Reopen Sept. 1

New Jersey Postpones
Meeting About Fluke Regs

Two New Reefs To Be Built
Off Manasquan Inlet and
In Delaware Bay

Governor's Surf Tourn May 21


You're Invited:
To Meet About Summer Flounder,
Scup and Sea Bass May 10 in Alexandria

Chub Mackerel Might Become Managed

Sea Bass Regs Set;
Fluke Regs in Limbo

Keep a Lookout for Bionic Trout

Proposed Regs Are Meant
To Protect Wild Brook Trout

Trout Season Opens

Spring Trout Stocking Schedule

N.J. Tries Allowing Fishing at Night
At Hopatcong State Park from Shore


New Jersey Appeals Fluke Cut
Because of 'Devastating Impact'

MAFMC to Meet
April 11-13 at Avalon

New Research Buoys
Track Sturgeon on Delaware Bay

Pequest Hatchery Open House
And Flea Market Postponed

Giant Bluefin Tuna Season
Is Closed South of GE Inlet

Summary of Bluefin Catches
For 2016

Sewage Leak Repaired
On Shark River

N.J. Fish and Wildlife
Invites Saltwater Anglers
To Report Catches

N.J. Fish and Wildlife
Marks 125th Anniversary

Little Egg Inlet's
Navigational Buoys
Obsolete and Discontinued

Inlet To Be Dredged

Gov. Christie Petitions
U.S. Commerce Secretary
To Halt Severe Fluke Quota

Too Little, Too Late?
Legislation Announced
To Prevent Tougher
Fluke Quota

ASMFC Releases
Annual Report

MAFMC Wraps Up
Meeting in Kitty Hawk


N.J. Marine Fisheries Council
Meeting Rescheduled

Sea Bass Not Overfished

Public Meeting
About Trout Stocking
Feb. 25 at Pequest Hatcher

N.J. Skillful Angler Winners
Range from a 48-Pound Striper
To a 10-1/4-inch Sunny

ASMFC Considers
Liberalizing Striper Regs

It Also Considers
Liberalizing Commercial
Porgy Fishing

Three Years of Herring Research
Completed on Maurice River
And Rancocas Creek

New High School Category
Added to Governor's Surf Tourn

Freshwater Fisheries Forum
Feb. 18 at Batsto

ASMFC Votes for 3 Fluke,
19-Inch Bag Limit

N.J. Vows to Fight

Fluke Decision
Was Coming Feb. 2

JCAA: N.J. Will Not Comply
With Fed's Potential Fluke Regs


N.J. DEP Commissioner
Holds Press Conference
Opposing Fluke Cuts

Press Conference Live Feed

JCAA: Action Alert:
Fluke Press Conference

Fluke Rally Set for Jan. 27

N.J. Assembly
Unanimously Supports
Fluke Status Quo

Feb. 14-16 in Kitty Hawk

You're Invited:
Freshwater Fisheries Forum
Jan. 21 at Hackettstown

Recreational Fishery Survey
'Has Yielded Impressive Progress'

Save $:
Register Early
For Governor's Surf Tourn

Striper Bonus Tags Have Expired

>>> 2016 New Jersey Fisheries Watch <<<

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