New Jersey: Fisheries Council decides on flounder limits for season

The State Marine Fisheries Council decided Wednesday to go along with the new 2017 federal regulations for flounder fishing. The regulation, approved by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, allows a catch of no more than three fish at 18 inches or more for recreational fishermen. Flounder season begins May 25 and continues for 104 days to Sept 6. “It’s the best deal for fishermen,” said acting council Chairman Dick Herb. Click here to read the rest, we will update this as we find the articles 10:04

Sharp Cut to ’17 Fluke Harvest – NY Commercial harvesters are allowed to land fluke in state waters year round, subject to a daily limit of 50 pounds. Click here to read the story 15:04

  • Ec Newell Man

    Don’t you just cringe when you hear or read “this is the best deal for fishermen?”

    • Borehead

      Spoken like a true bureaucrat!

      • Joel Hovanesian

        The science behind these quotas is a total joke. Just one more nail in the proverbial coffin