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NMFS Removes Weak Hook Requirement

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The 2011 required year-round use of weak hooks (15/0 carbon…

NMFS Weakens Gear Restrictions in Atlantic Ocean

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The Gear Restricted Area (GRA) off Cape Hatteras implemented…

NMFS Still Considering Gear and Quota Changes in Atlantic

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Pelagic longline “research” decisions not yet issued…

TBF’s Top Achievements in 2019

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  With the year coming to a close, we thank you for…

Updated English and Spanish Atlantic HMS Compliance Guides

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NOAA Fisheries has released updated compliance guides for…

TBF Tells NMFS NO To Harming Billfish and Sportfishing

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As promised, below are TBF's final comments for the NMFS initiative…

New NMFS Initiatives Benefit Longlines and Harm Recreational Community

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The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is proposing initiatives…

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Transferred

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Fifteen metric tons of Atlantic bluefin tuna quota was transferred…

Recreational Billfish Landings Update

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Atlantic Billfish Recreational Landings Update 3rd Quarter 2018…

Florida East Coast Closed Zone Will Remain Closed!

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Major victory for fish and the recreational community The National…