MAFMC Increases 2011 Fishing Quotas for Flounder – Scup

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) has voted to increase the 2011 commercial and recreational harvest levels of both scup (porgy) and summer flounder, welcome news for a beleaguered Atlantic Coast fishing community. Following input from the Scup Monitoring Committee, … 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