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broken bobber
02-05-2010, 05:13 PM
The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is informing recreational and commercial saltwater fishermen that there will be two public hearings in New Jersey during February. The hearings are to receive public input on management actions under consideration.

The first hearing, on Thursday, February 18 in Cape May, will be held by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council on Amendment 11 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan.

The second hearing, on Thursday, February 25 in Lakewood, will be held by the New England Fishery Management Council's Monkfish Committee on Amendment 5 to the Monkfish Fishery Management Plan.

For more information on both hearings, including time, locations, details on the proposals and links to official press releases from both management agencies, visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/news/2010/marfish_hearings2-10.htm on the division's Web site.