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11/9/2010 RFA Says It's Time To Address Illegal and Un-Reported Harvest
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NMFS: potential change of status for Striped Bass in EEZ

CANCELLED!! CLOSURE REMAINS IN EFFECT! Silver Spring, MD - In a move that will surprise many, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced today, Friday, September 8, 2006 that it will continue the closure of striped bass fishing in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The EEZ includes all of the coastal waters from three miles off shore out to the United States' territorial waters. ~excerpt from RFA bulletin
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Striped Bass Game Fish 2006

May 20, 2006 Foxboro, MA
An afternoon symposium will feature several highly qualified speakers who will address the historical, social, economic and conservation aspects of designating recreationally important saltwater species as game fish. Case studies will be presented, projections made, and parallels drawn that will add great credibility to the case for striped bass game fish status.
Wind down the symposium with a cocktail hour and silent auction -- a chance to meet the symposium speakers and catch up with old fishing buddies. In the evening, a banquet and auction will take place with SF's profits earmarked for striped bass game fish advocacy.

Jan 13, 2006 Striped Bass Bill Signed
The new requirement signed into law by Governor Richard J. Cody, allows anglers to take two striped bass each day equal to or greater than 28 inches. The statute includes the harvest of striped bass in any waters of the state.

Angler Assistance Required: Report Tagged fish in the Sandy Hook to Cape May Coastal Area (PLEASE READ!)

2001 Commercial Fisheries Information!

2000 Bill #HR934

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