Pt. Pleasant Beach officials; Councilman Andy Cortes, Mayor Stephen Reid, Council President Bob Santanello meet with Congressman Chris Smith and Ray Bogan, legal counsel for the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey, Recreational Fishing Alliance, and United Boatmen of New Jersey, at the Manasquan Inlet. June 1, 1018
Quick action by Pt. Pleasant Beach Mayor Stephen Reid and Congressman Chris Smith will ensure that the Manasquan Inlet remains navigable for commercial and recreational marine traffic this summer.
Unexpected shoaling that threatens to block marine traffic has developed in the inlet since January when the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers performed their regularly scheduled survey. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: June 3rd, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: Andy Cortes, Bob Santanello, Congressman Chris Smith, Fishing Industry, Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore Economy, Jersey Shore News, Manasquan Inlet, Marine Trades Association, Mayor Stephen Reid, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Ocean County News, Pt Pleasant Beach, Recreational Fishing Alliance, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, United Boatmen, USACE | 1 Comment »
U.S. Coast Guard officers from Station Barnegat Light and Manasquan Inlet recently caught three recreational fishing crews in the Atlantic fishing without the correct permits. One fishing party was fishing for bluefin tuna without a Highly Migratory Species (HMS) fishing permit, according to an announcement by U.S, Coast Guard 5th Detachment PA in Atlantic City.
Fishing for bluefin tuna without a HMS fishing permit subjects the offender to a $500 fine for the first offense and $750 for subsequent offenses.
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Posted: August 3rd, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Barnegat Light, Jersey Shore, Manasquan Inlet, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, recreational fishing, U.S. Coast Guard | 12 Comments »
TRENTON — Recreational fishermen in New Jersey are a step closer to getting artificial reefs of their own in state waters. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave New Jersey permission to build two artificial reefs – one off the Manasquan Inlet and one in the Delaware Bay, state Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said Thursday.… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Artificial reefs, Manasquan Inlet, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, recreational fishing | Comments Off on Coast is cleared for 2 new artificial reefs for Jersey waters