The U.S. Coast Guard is reminding recreational anglers in possession of Striped Bass in the Exclusive Economic Zone, 3-200 miles offshore, face potential fines of $500 per fish—more if the party possesses more than five fish, according to an announcement by the Guard’s Atlantic City Detachment.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Fines, Monmouth County News, recreational fishing, Striped Bass, U.S. Coast Guard | 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.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