The ASMFC Winter Meeting in Alexandria, Va. got off to a slow start as the host state decided not to appeal the commercial menhaden regulations which spread quota to other states to the disadvantage of Va. and N.J. Since there was nothing else on the agenda for the Menhaden Board, that meeting was cancelled. Hopefully I'll have some info from the Summer Flounder, Scup & Black Sea Bass Board for Friday's column. The Hi-Mar Fishing Flea Market and Seminars begin at 8 a.m. Saturday in the Port Monmouth VFW on Rt. 36. I'll be sharing a table there with Chuck Many, who has a seminar at 10 a.m.