02 June 2016

• Southern Commercial Fishermen Coming Up Here To Find Fish...and...

Stripers Still Commercially Harvested in MA, RI

• Southern Commercial Fishermen Coming Up Here To Find Fish

“…mid-Atlantic fisherman are coming further north, causing competition with New England boats in the Long Island Sound.

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“And while these fish populations are increasing, New England fisherman still have lower quotas dating back to older population numbers for these species then the mid-Atlantic fisherman, where these fish were normally abundant....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: FOX61


• Stripers Still Commercially Harvested in MA, RI

“Stripers Forever is dedicated to making the striped bass a gamefish -- one that cannot be commercially harvested -- and advocates for the conservation and responsible stewardship of wild striped bass along the Atlantic Coast.

Stripers Forever says, “Based on information provided by NOAA, the MA recreationally-allocated portion of the Wild Striped Bass (WSB) fishery is, on average, 130 times more economically valuable than the commercial component of this fishery….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: ProvidenceJournal

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