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New Jersey – New reef gear rules are in effect

th0YS8X2DEThe state’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding all commercial lobster/fish/conch pot license and recreational lobster license holders that new gear rules on the two artificial reefs in state waters are in effect. The rules went into effect on November 2 after the state formalized a compromise between recreational and commercial fishing interests over access to artificial reefs off the coast. The rules allow commercial fishermen to have continued access to portions of two reefs in state waters and calls for the construction of a new reef for recreational fishing, also in state waters. The rules are as follows: Read the rest here 14:16