Category Archive: Bait

ASMFC approves herring 10percent rollover, seasonal quota splits, closure triggers

ALEXANDRIA, VA – With no dissent and very little discussion, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Atlantic Herring Section voted on Aug. 6 to approve Addendum VI to Amendment 2 of the interstate herring plan. The addendum:   Allows seasonal splitting of sub-annual catch limits (sub-ACLs) for Areas 1B, 2, and 3, which up …

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Maine elver fishery divides ASMFC; board postpones action to August

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Glass eels or elvers.

Maine elver fishery divides ASMFC;  board postpones action to August ALEXANDRIA, VA – Faced with two opposing points of view for how to handle Maine’s lucrative elver fishery – shut it down completely or let it continue under “status quo” with better monitoring – the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) American Eel Management Board …

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