Circle hooks are a joke….. the old saying is “long liners have been using them for years” is a joke . However, fishermen fishing under the authority of a commercial boat permit or lobster permit when … The law is to reduce mortality rates in the fish caught and released. If you were caught with an illegal fish where there was reasonable cause to believe it was done deliberately, and if you lost everything in your possession for doing so at that time (truck, boat, gear, etc. You realize recreational fishing accounts for significantly more striped bass mortality than commercial fishing, right? 6) Striped bass must be kept whole, meaning the head, tail, and body remain intact. Does anyone deny the fact that many gut hooked fish are released? If DMF wasn’t in bed with the charter fleet industry and truly was concerned with the status of the striped bass and they would enact and enforce equal conservation measures across the entire recreational community and not one segment. Other countries are ruining our fishing. The striped bass (Morone saxatilis), also called Atlantic striped bass, striper, linesider, rock or rockfish, is an anadromous perciform fish of the family Moronidae found primarily along the Atlantic coast of North America. They don’t enforce hardly anything. Circle hooks are NOT the answer! Length limit for striped bass is now within the slot-size limit of at least 28 inches in total length and less than 35 inches in total length. So everyone using a J hook is bluefishing? Plus being on the right side of the ditch. Circle hooks are good but if they want to save stripers crack down on people keeping undersized fish, more fish than the bag limit allows and all this while not having purchased their salt water permit, this will save a hell of a lot of stripers !!! Accordingly, it is also unlawful to keep a striped bass alive in water by attaching a line or chain to the fish (stringer), or placing it in a live well or holding car. so now our hooks will be inspected? 10K a hide for 100 tags (100 tags = <0.5% of population) would be a pretty quick way to control fish populations and raise actual money for conservation. Striped Bass are measured in total length, which is the greatest straiht line from the anterior most tip of the jaw or snout to the farthest extremity of the tail with the forks squeezed together. Any time you hang a good bass from the lower lip using the methods is makes the lower jaw protrude and separates connective tissue to the rakers. Sharks are measured in fork length, which is the straight line measurement of a fish from the midpoint of the anterior edge of the fish to the fork of the caudal fin and not made along the curve of the body. That’s the only way since we don’t have enough people to cover all the fishing grounds. ( in the spring of 2019, Virginia canceled striped bass fishing because they were concerned about the low population of striped bass over the last few years. Wasn’t gaffing undersized fish already illegal? Striped bass may not be caught, harassed or possessed in the Exclusive Economic Zone, which stretches from 3–200 miles off the coast. The real problem is the Commercial guys!!!!!!! The striped bass (Morone saxatilis), also called Atlantic striped bass, striper, linesider, rock or rockfish, is an anadromous perciform fish of the family Moronidae found primarily along the Atlantic coast of North America. Fish should be firmly grasped with both hands for proper measuring. I have been fishing for forty years have landed a 49 lb bass. the private recreational anglers get discriminated against once again. This circle hook mandate will not apply to natural baits attached to an artificial lure to be trolled, jigged, or casted and retrieved (e.g., tube and worm). Slot Limit: Only striped bass measuring at least 28 inches and less than 35 inches in total length may be retained in the recreational fishery. Striped bass regulation options are a focus as a minimum 18 percent harvest limit reduction is required coastwide as the stock is overfished and overfishing is occurring. On August 10 the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) issued an advisory of a proposed in-season adjustment to the commercial striped bass fishing regulations for 2020 that would open up a third day to commercial fishing. To Jeff. I’ll be buying my saltwater license in a different state from now on. To fish for striped bass by any means or practice catch-and-release of striped bass in designated spawning areas from March 1–May 31. Striped bass measuring less than 28" or 35" and greater must be immediately released. Effective immediately, it is unlawful for any fisherman to gaff or attempt to gaff striped bass measuring less than 28 inches total length, and for a commercial fisherman fishing on an open commercial striped bass fishing day to gaff striped bass measuring less than 34 inches total length. Ha!! It still should’ve been 1 @ 36″ min. Just how far will we allow this to go?? As of now (Feb 17, 2020), NJ will be adopting new Striped Bass regulations as follows 1 fish between 28 and 38 inches 27,000 bonus tags beginning May 15th for 1 … A slot limit for recreationally-caught striped bass will go into effect January 1, 2020 in North Carolina ocean waters. Take there boat,car ,and anything else they are carrying,and fine the hell out of them. Because the offset circles increase mortality in RELEASED fish. Seems pretty obvious to me these yuppies at ma fisheries are clearly clueless. “The most recent striped bass stock assessment found the species was overfished with overfishing occurring. Popular spearfishing species in Massachusetts waters include tautog and black sea bass. This striped bass went for a 2oz bucktail. I’ll be buying my saltwater license in a different state from now on. So try again to convince me why these new regs are a bad thing. The following species are prohibited from harvest: You are 1 guy with a “pole”. Only evisceration is allowed. For federally regulated species, please visit NOAA Fisheries. If you are fishing with the “possibility” you can catch a striper even if you are targeting a different species you should be using a circle hook. I’ve got hundreds of bass with J hooks and maybe gut hooked 5. Comm fishing is only allowed roughly 800,000 POUNDS per season. License & permit information, season dates, size & creel limits and more. Now the second place is in Newport,Ri. Change my way of how STRIPED BASS think and migrate.THANK YOU. Background: Striped bass regulations changed in 2020 due to a coast-wide stock assessment that showed that striped bass are being overfished and that their population is below a level managers wish to maintain. Simply cut the quota for commercial fishing and problem solved…. It dosen’t apply to lures or flies read the whole article bro Talk less, work fast and gently and keep our fish alive for another day. So your 1 guy with 1 pole logic basically proves that rec overfishing IS actually a problem. It’s time to end the commercial bass season! Fish swallow bait….fact. Your email address will not be published. 3)You fish for it but your afraid to touch it!!! The biggest problem in this fishery is the The departments end up more and more political, and less and less functional. Consult NOAA Fisheries for regulations. Maybe have more wardens on the canal during the hot tides!!! Of the deeply hooked fish the circle hook with the barb in place is the most dangerous of all and almost impossible to take out without injuring the fish. Stay bent and save fishing before its ruined for everyone. I eat what I catch — all the time. They also need agree to have similar rules to those that rec guys have in terms of size limits (this is much worse for fluke but that’s another topic). It should never have change. A few decades working the fleet I can tell you the for hire guys kill lots of bass which should have lived. Circle hooks work. Porbeagle sharks caught alive shall be released by recreational fishermen if tunas, billfish or swordfish are to be retained, possessed or landed. Striped bass must be kept whole, meaning the head, tail, and body remain intact. The Massachusetts recreational striped bass fishery is primarily catch and release. Accordingly, these actions have been taken to reduce release mortality in our fisheries. 50 small ones. Everyone here complains about commercial, most not all commercial guys feed their families on this, ya we are allowed a 15 fish limit but we dont hit that on the 2 days a week we are allowed with fish 34”+ i can tell you 30-50 fish a day were being boated between 30-33” fish its a healthy stock just not of commercial size, guys in the canal were pulling out more fish than the commercial guys that were of size, theres so many things that go into it, dont point fingers but weigh it all out, seals, great whites, poachers you name it, i was fishing canal while boat was being repaired and there was “runners” just walking back n fourth carrying fish to cars taking way over the limit from out of state people, yes i called but not much was done, we all want the fishery to grow but theres so many different issues causing it, everyone needs to do their part. Try holding YOUR breath while you’re unhooking the fish! For commercial or rec). The circle hook mandate is targeted at private recreational anglers because this segment of the fishery is primarily hook-and-release and accounts for the vast majority of recreational striped bass catch in Massachusetts. It is still the 2nd link from google when you enter Mass Fishing Regs. Catch and release stripers on whole east coast for 5 years and heavily reduce commercial limit , takes 6 years for a fish to get 28 inches, need drastic change. I know there will be fish killed but it would cut the toll on them WAY down. Circle hooks are required for any line that is targeting sharks by the angler on a line-to-line basis. A hook is considered to be an in-line circle hook only if it is manufactured so the barb of the hook is in-line with the shank and bend of the hook and is turned perpendicularly back to the shank to form a circular or oval shape (see image below). Re-open when the stocks recover and have a slot limit during certain periods of the year. rec. Thank you to everyone who has helped us reach this milestone!!! Tunas, billfish, and swordfish are managed by NOAA's Highly Migratory Species Office. Official 2020 Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing rules & regulations. I believe fish that are manhandled are more the issue with mortality. The circle hook restriction only applies to bait fishing excluding artificial lures with a bait teaser and snag and drop. Unless caught using flies or artificial lures, any shark caught on any hook other than a circle hook shall be released.Restrictions on Certain Shark Species When Possessing Tunas, Billfish or SwordfishRecreational fishermen shall not possess oceanic whitetip sharks, great hammerhead sharks, scalloped hammerhead sharks or smooth hammerhead sharks if in possession of tunas, billfish or swordfish. Close to half of the catch and release die! The striped bass, or "striper," one of the most avidly pursued of all coastal sport fish, is native to most of the East Coast, ranging from the lower St. Lawrence River in Canada to Northern Florida, and along portions of the Gulf of Mexico. Do not include sensitive information, such as Social Security or bank account numbers. It’s the poachers and morons who aren’t going to follow any new regulations anyway. Unlikely. They are too busy doing split shift overtime at public pools!!! That happens all the time. All recreational anglers fishing from shore or a private vessel are required to use … Most fisherman have no idea how to handle a fish set to be released. There, problem solved. STATEWIDE REGULATIONS OPEN SEASONJanuary 1 through December 31, inclusive (except the Kennebec watershed, see below). You are not allowed to catch striped bass or lobster by spearfishing. 3) Federal rules apply beyond state waters. What gets me is the fact that right now bass stretch from nj to maine . The proposed measures would prohibit the use of gaffs and mandate the use of in-line circle hooks when using live or cut natural baits. Required fields are marked *, Copyright © 2020 On The Water, LLC. This form only gathers feedback about the website. It is unlawful to fish for, take or possess striped bass in Federal waters (waters greater than 3 miles from shore). Problem solved. Does anyone doubt that fish are being gut hooked and released? Would like to know why for hire can use offset hooks and why not make everyone use inline circle hooks. Are you f’ing kidding me? These regs sound good on paper to the mass fish and game, but how can anyone enforce “gaffing” rules? Care should be taken so that the head firmly contacts the zero mark on rulers and tapes simultaneously with the tail extremity. The [35-inch] minimum size limit for commercially harvested striped bass all but ensures every striped bass caught for market in Massachusetts is a breeder-sized female — the very fish … Fine the heck out of these poachers. From tagging research, we have learned that striped bass migrate northward in the spring and summer months and return south in the fall. 2. 3)You fish for it but your afraid to touch it!!! The prohibition on gaffing undersized striped bass (as opposed to all striped bass) takes into consideration safety concerns associated with expediently removing large striped bass from the water. A study that they have conducted? Real big steps being taken……. Please what a joke. MON AND WED weather and wind and luck permitting. Sign up for our FREE Fishing Reports Today! For more information regarding the management of striped bass in Massachusetts, please visit our website (www.mass.gov/marinefisheries) or call DMF at 617-626-1520. Best conservation measure: Forget circle hooks, gaffing, netting, etc…gamefish status, no commercial season, with catch and release only for everyone (at least for the foreseeable future). Technically, you could have gaffed undersized fish in a “non-lethal way,” such as by lip-gaffing, and then released them. They divide and conquer us when we should all be on the same page and make a great living and pension off of us fighting each other. The emergency regulations establish Delaware’s recreational striped bass fishing limits at one-fish-per day with a “slot limit” size of 28 through 35 inches, except for the period from July 1 through Aug. 31, when the allowable slot limit size is 20 through 25 inches in … 7) Black sea bass and scup may be filleted but not skinned while at-sea. 113 on “Massachusetts Enacts Striped Bass Conservation Regulations” 1) Boga grips and fish grips 2) Failure to not learn how to handle a fish with your hands!!! 5) Striped bass are measured from the tip of the snout or jaw (mouth closed) to the farthest extremity of the tail. We expect the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission will also take action this year to implement coastwide conservation measures for 2020 aimed at reducing overall fishing mortality. This page, Recreational saltwater fishing regulations, is. fishing permit ten dollars you can fish seven days aweek even a lake permit is thirty dollars. But i can not belive this place we catch them anytime we want up until the ice freezes this place is amazing. All recreational anglers are required to use non-lethal devices to remove striped bass from the water; gaffing striped bass is prohibited. It’s the commercial fishing down south that does the most damage to the population. How is that figure derived? 1) Subject to regulation by the Division and the municipality. We shouldn’t fall into that trap. New England Managing editor Toby Lapinski has the latest news on the striped bass regulations for 2020. ” but go ahead and blame someone other than what the data says….. Bruce Peters nailed it keep you mouth shut if you don’t know the data or facts. of Inland Fish and Wildlife jurisdiction above the head of tide, please visit the ME IF&W Fishing website. In this video I take a look at the new Striped Bass regulations that effect Massachusetts and all of the East Coast. The majority of boats also cannot catch anything without using treble hooks. 5) It is unlawful to fish with hook and line gear in the Winter Cod Conservation Closure from November 15 through January 31. 2020 Striped Bass Regulations (PDF file, 1 page, 945 KB) Note: The use of circle hooks is required in Maine when using bait to fish for striped bass and bluefish Note: For regulations on Striped Bass fishing in the Kennebec River in Maine Dept. Striped bass regulations options are sure to be a highlight at the meeting in Rhode Island. See maps in 322 CMR 8.07 for more details. Rec fishing under 28 allowed. Also there are breeding populations in the Hudson river ,Charles river and mystic river. Give me a break! No more than two fillets per allowed fish may be … It is unlawful to fish for, take or possess striped bass in Federal waters (waters greater than 3 miles from shore). So is the use of live bait macs now forbidden ? Striped bass must be kept whole, meaning the head, tail, and body remain intact. Circle hooks work well it is all I have used the last five years MAYBE A BLUNT IF I GOT ENOUGH MONEY LEFT. So what no lures at all next year? Mass.gov® is a registered service mark of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Slot Limit: Only striped bass measuring at least 28 inches and less than 35 inches in total length may be retained in the recreational fishery. Prohibited Species Previously anglers were allowed to keep two fish: one between 20 and 28 inches and one allowed to exceed 28 inches with no maximum size. Are illegal poaching figures included from commercial and recreational catches, or is that only 48% of the recreational category to begin with, along with so many other considerations. They’ve worked for me since my live eel n chunked bait shore fishing days. Who’s going to remember all those detailed rules. Private fisherman are not even close to as damaging as commercial this is a joke. Now multiply that number by lets say 150 fishing days. All Rights Reserved, Massachusetts Enacts Striped Bass Conservation Regulations. Like what? by OTW Staff June 12, 2020. Striped Bass Regulations for Recreational Anglers and Charter Boats SIZE LIMIT 28″ to less than 35″ CREEL LIMIT One (1) Per Person Per Day from the Atlantic Ocean, it’s Coastal Bays and their tributaries. Striped bass normally do not migrate during the first two years of life. It drives me crazy when I see people land fish w bait off the beach and they just DRAG the fish onto the beach. Thank you to everyone who has helped us reach this milestone!!! Virginia commercial fishing just finished their spring gillnet season in March, average gillnet hall 15 to 20 thousand pounds per net. How many hundreds/ thousands of breeder stripers are taken in the canal during the May / June moon tides ! Smooth Dogfish, Atlantic sharpnose, Bonnethead, Finetooth, Blacknose, Tiger, Blacktip, Spinner, Bull, Lemon, Nurse, Scalloped hammerhead, Great hammerhead, Smooth hammerhead, Shortfin mako, Porbeagle, Common thresher, Oceanic whitetip (1), Blue. Just put a slot limit in or shut it down for a bit. Instead let’s educate.them the proper release techniques. There are more fish taken and killed on a daily basis by recreational fisherman in the canal alone, than all the true and responsible commercial guys on their two allowable days per week. The reason you aren’t catching big fish isn’t because the commercial guys are “getting them all”, 99% of the time it’s because you are fishing in places where bigger fish don’t go, or because you are using techniques that aren’t suited to catching big fish – or perhaps you’re just not as skilled as you think you are. See what happens when you start charging people for a saltwater fishing license?? There is no reason to gaff any striped bass just bend over and grab This slot limit allows anglers to only retain striped bass measuring at least 28" and less than 35" total length. DMF makes every attempt to keep these regulations tables accurate and up to date. Is it really that hard to figure out why the fishery is in trouble? ” This circle hook mandate will not apply to natural baits attached to an artificial lure to be trolled, jigged, or casted and retrieved (e.g., tube and worm).”. They will just die and wait to be hauled in the next day. more anglers. Let’s not call the folks idiots who are releasing the shorts incorrectly. New proposed striped bass regulations in New York State? License & permit information, season dates, size & creel limits and more. And if you are going to make a circle hook law, the law should pertain to everyone. I found 2 spots that change the way I fish for STRIPED BASS. In the following Freshwater bodies: Santee River System from October 1st through June 15th, it is unlawful to take or possess more than 3 striped bass a day less than 23 inches and greater than 25 inches except that one fish may be great than 26 inches. Rec guys need to get informed and own up to the fact that rec fishing kills many, many more fish than commercial fishing does – and if you persist in believing otherwise, you are poorly informed, lying to advance your own cause, or both. Problem I see is the 48% figure of fishing mortality rates. Bluefish stocks are also under pressure. 2) Failure to not learn how to handle a fish with your hands!!! The part about snag and drop being allowed is not accurate anymore in my understanding of the mass.gov sites FAQ >>> #12. Today's Daily Angle Brought to You By. Great idea to help out the fish, however the recreational angler still is not the biggest issue at play here commercial fishing is destroying the population look at the quota set by just Massachusetts alone year after year and tell me whats destroying the numbers.. Billfish (swordfish, sailfish, marlin) are measured from the tip of the lower jaw to the tail fork. The emergency regulations reduce the commercial 2020 striped bass quota for Delaware to 142,474 pounds. It’s not that bad. Education is first and foremost. For all those who want tougher rules: remove all but tail hook on plugs & spoons and either replace tail hook with a ‘J” hook or treble and crimp down all the barbs. Off shore chunk bait 10.0 hook 12 foot rod. The answer to this entire dilemma is to close the season completely (moratorium) and make Stripers a gamefish like Florida did with Snook and Tarpon. Black sea bass if the tail filament (tendril) is present, it is not included in the total length measurement. Move international fishing to 40 miles off shore. 6) Black sea bass and scup may be filleted but not skinned while at-sea. The same people who decided 2 schoolies at 28″ was a good idea now want to show concern??? Striped Bass Conservation Regulations Set by Maryland DNR for Spring 2020 Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 4:34 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 4:35 PM EST By Jacqueline Karli These fish put money in my bank account. 7) When the tautog fishery is open, private anglers are subject to 10-fish maximum tautog limit for the vessel. So instead of everyone getting all fired up about it lets see who can still fish well with these new regs… and dont blame commerical guys because I see what and how ppl hand fish down at the cape..thats where you’ll see alot of dead fish floating dude to no resesatation. If you’re in possession of a bass you need to have circle hooks. The most recent striped bass stock assessment found the species was overfished with overfishing occurring. Never mind the paper pushing bs of creating studies and new absurd rules and regulations to justify your jobs. For-hire fisherman are keeping the fish anyway. Plain and simple you ma fisheries people need to wake up and actually enforce the current rules and regulations. Note that there were some significant changes to striped bass regulations this year. Can i suggest posting and UPDATE to this article. Pre-orders are no longer being accepted for the Striped Bass Conservation plate as we have reached the 750-minimum threshold. Yes, but once you’ve snagged a menhaden (generally using a treble hook), you’ll need to transfer it to a circle hook to be used as bait to target striped bass. Permitted for-hire vessels may fillet striped bass for their customers. North Coastal Bureau (Gloucester): (978) 283-7764, Toll Free Number (Boston): (800) 632-8075. With the SBBP, an angler is allowed one fish at 24″ to less than 28″ per permit. The discard of dead legal sized striped bass is unlawful. Make it a little fairer for the fish, have more fun and kill fewer fish. 251 Causeway Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114. A bass 48 inches long, and weighing over 50 pounds, is over 20 years old. If Massachusetts is so damn concerned about Striped Bass then eliminate the commercial fishery and charter should be using circle hooks to ! Seriously you people really need to wake up and do your jobs. Seem the greatest mortality occurs from the commercial stripper fisheries. If you would like to continue helping us improve Mass.gov, join our user panel to test new features for the site. Can anyone read? fish per vessel with 5 or  NJ Striped Bass Bonus Program. Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries. What to do??? Not skinned while at-sea federally regulated species, please visit our website ( www.mass.gov/marinefisheries or... 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