hat comes up every year as the southern portion of the state would like to open in Apil when fluke are already available to them while those to the north don t do well in still cool waters and have striped bass to fish for. There is also much better fluking toward fall in the north, and that s when surfcasters do best with them.
Posted on February 23, 2021 Last chance for NJ fluke comments The New Jersey Marine Fisheries Administration is accepting comments for the 2021 Recreational NJ Summer Flounder Season. No other options are available for the 2021 Recreational NJ Summer Flounder Season.
Posted on February 22, 2021 Bluefish hearings schedule MAFMC and ASMFC to Hold Public Hearings for Bluefish Allocation and Rebuilding Amendment The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Commission) are seeking public comment on management options under consideration in the Bluefish Allocation and Rebuilding Amendment. We encourage you to visit the Council s Bluefish Allocation and Rebuilding Amendment web page or the Commission s Public Input web page, where you can read the Public Hearing Document, the Draft Amendment, and watch the public hearing presentation (to be posted by March 12, 2021).
As a result, the Ocean Explorer from Belmar is planing to sail Sunday for blackfish. I m enjoying the Florida cold snap (down to the 50s), but spending the day in Palm Beach Gardens to welcome my first granddaughter which Cyndi delivered two days ago.
but hopes to fish Sunday 15 to 20 miles offshore to give anglers a shot at the seasonal tautog pool which is currently tied with two10. Sunday s forecast is for for 15-20 northwest to start with before diminishing to 10-15 knots in the afternoon.
Posted on February 18, 2021 Michael Criscola II apponted to IGFA Board of Trustees The IGFA has restructured and appointed famed N. J. angler Michael Criscola II to its Board of Trustees as per the following the release IGFA Announces Significant Changes to Board of TrusteesExciting changes follow annual board meeting DANIA BEACH, FL February 18, 2021 The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) recently announced several changes to the Board of Trustees following the organization s annual board meeting, including new leadership in the executive committee and the addition of five new board members. Drawn from across the global recreational angling community, the IGFA Board of Trustees includes business leaders and passionate anglers who have materially contributed to the advancement of ethical, conservation-based sport fishing.
sent along the following The first two public hearing webinars for the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial Recreational Allocation Amendment will be held this week, on Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February 18. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Commission) are developing this joint amendment to consider adjusting the allocations of catch or landings between the commercial and recreational fisheries for summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass.
Posted on February 16, 2021 Striper migrations continue to surprise Fish taging had long ago established the basics of striped bass migratory movements from spawning areas to summering grounds, but it wasn t until the very recent use of pop-off Gray Fish Tag Research devices that the assumption of basically straight line coastal migration was torn apart. It just seemed logical that stripers would follow the coast and forage sources such as menhaden all along the way, but that assumption was shattered right away when two post-spawn large Hudson River stripers received satellite tags a couple of years ago which revealed movements out to the edges of canyons that had never been suspected.
The Canyon Runner isn t down there this winter, but they are chartering another boat for their customers as per the following release Canyon Runner Chartering Again for the 2021 Winter Bluefin Bite which is perennially the best Bluefin Fishing of the Year up and Down the Coast. Full day trips from Sun up to Sun down can see multiple giant tuna and on some days over a dozen mediums.