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Warming Rivers in US West Killing Fish, Imperiling Industry

7/27/2021 by US Harbors

By Daisy Nguyen. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another. Fishermen who make their living off adult salmon, once they enter the Pacific Ocean, are sounding the alarm as… SEE MORE

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Maryland Fishing Report: Week of July 21, 2021

7/21/2021 by US Harbors

By Erik Zlokovitz, Maryland Department of Natural Resources recreational fisheries specialist. With the striped bass fishery currently closed, anglers are targeting alternate species such as catfish, perch, spotted sea trout, red drum, bluefish, cobia, and Spanish mackerel. Anglers are reminded that the striped bass fishery is closed in the Chesapeake Bay… SEE MORE

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New Recreational Cobia Regulations - NJ

7/21/2021 by US Harbors

New Jersey recreational cobia regulations have been changed to one fish per vessel per trip with a minimum size of 37 inches, and no seasonal restriction.  These changes have been made to comply with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission fishery management plan for Cobia. New Jersey’s Marine Fishing Regulations Notice… SEE MORE

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Florida Keys Officials Ready for 2-Day Lobster Mini Season

7/20/2021 by US Harbors

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials in the Florida Keys advise anyone participating in next week’s two-day lobster mini season to be aware of state and local ordinances. The season kicks off July 28 and wraps up the next day. “We enjoy all the visitors here in the Keys… SEE MORE

New Snook, Redfish and Spotted Seatrout Catch-and-Release Measures for Tampa Bay

7/16/2021 by US Harbors

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), after consultation with its partners, has temporarily made snook, redfish and spotted seatrout catch-and-release only in Tampa Bay due to recent impacts from red tide beginning today, July 16th, and continuing through September 16th. This applies to the following areas: All Florida… SEE MORE

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Connecticut Free Fishing License Day

Mystic, CT August 14

Everyone can get a one day fishing license for FREE. The FREE one day fishing license will be available three weeks prior to the date. Lots of great places to fish - check out the interactive Trout Stocking Map, CT is Fishy or the Saltwater Resource Map for ideas on places to go. SEE MORE

The MidAtlantic Cup - New Jersey

Cape May Canal, NJ August 15 - August 20

This year’s MidAtlantic is set for August 15-20 and once again Canyon Club Resort Marina in Cape May, New Jersey will serve as the tournament’s signature home port while Sunset Marina in Ocean City, Maryland will again be the event’s satellite port. Participants may sail from either port but must… SEE MORE

Boston Seafood Week

Boston, MA September 10 - September 19

The Massachusetts Seafood industry and the restaurant industry are teaming up to create nine days of seafood specials for the region’s residents and visitors. From Friday, September 10 through Sunday, September 19, an array of restaurants, wholesalers, and retail locations will provide discounted specials on the freshest seafood you can… SEE MORE

Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo

Portland, ME October 1 - October 2

Maine Marine Trades Association and Maine Outdoor Brands announced they are teaming up to host the 2021 Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo. The event will be held October 1-2, 2021 at Thompson’s Point in Portland and will feature a variety of vendors, exhibits, and demonstrations to help new and seasoned outdoor… SEE MORE

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