NOAA Administrator Seeks to Improve Engagement with the Recreational Fishing Community

NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco has committed to take a fresh look at NOAA’s relationship with the angling community. “Saltwater recreational fishing is among the most popular outdoor sports in America with anglers representing one of NOAA’s largest organized constituencies. … Continued

States Schedule Public Hearings on Striped Bass Draft Addendum II

Atlantic coast states from Maine through North Carolina have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Addendum II to Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass. The dates, times, and locations of the … Continued

States Schedule Public Hearings on Weakfish Draft Addendum IV

Atlantic coast states from New York through Florida have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Addendum IV to Amendment 4 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Weakfish. The dates, times, and locations of the scheduled meetings … Continued

States Schedule Public Hearings on Scup and Black Sea Bass Draft Addendum XX

Atlantic coast states from Massachusetts through Virginia have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Addendum XX to Amendment 13 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass. The dates, times, … Continued

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