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Resources

Here are a few helpful links to local, state and federal agencies which may be of use to you as you navigate your way through the fisheries management process.

NEW YORK FISHING REPORTS
www.fishingunited.com/reports                                   Fishing United
www.noreast.com/saltwater-fishing-reports.cfm            Noreast.com
 

STATE & LOCAL LINKS

www.dec.ny.gov/about/51507.html       NY Marine Resources Advisory Council
www.dec.ny.gov/about/566.html            NYS Conservation Fund Advisory Board
www.longislandsoundstudy.net                Long Island Sound Study
www.estuary.cog.ny.us                               Long Island South Shore Estuary Reserve Council
www.seagrant.sunysb.edu                       New York Sea Grant
www.nycoa.org                                           New York Conservation Officers Association
www.suffolkalliance.org                        Suffolk Alliance of Sportsmen
 
REGIONAL FISHERIES COUNCILS
www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/reg_svcs/councils.htm         NOAA Office of Sustainable Fisheries
www.mafmc.org          Mid Atlantic Fishery Management Council (NY, NJ, DE, PA, MD, VA, NC)
www.nefmc.org          New England Fishery Management Council (ME, MA, RI, NH, CT)
www.safmc.nmfs.gov        South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (NC, SC, GA, FL)
www.gulfcouncil.org          Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (FL, AL, MI, LA, TX)
www.caribbeanfmc.com          Caribbean Fishery Management Council (USVI, Puerto Rico)
www.pcouncil.org            Pacific Fishery Management Council (CA, WA, OR, ID)
www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc        North Pacific Fishery Management Council (AK, WA, OR)
www.wpcouncil.org          Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (HI, AS, Guam, NMI)
 
MID ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (STATE AGENCIES)
www.dec.state.ny.us         New York
www.state.nj.us/dep         New Jersey
www.dcnr.state.pa.us       Pennsylvania
www.fw.delaware.gov     Delaware
www.dgif.state.va.us        Virginia
www.dnr.state.md.us       Maryland
www.ehnr.state.nc.us       North Carolina
 
FEDERAL AGENCIES & REGULATIONS
www.nmfs.gov                      NOAA Fisheries National Marine Fishery Service
www.sanctuaries.nos.noaa.gov     National Marine Sanctuaries
www.neamap.net                Northeast Area Monitoring & Asssessment Program (NEAMAP)
www.fws.gov/index.html            U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
www.nefsc.noaa.gov         Northeast Fisheries Science Center
www.nmfs.gov/sfa/magact        Magnuson-Stevens Act
www.nmfs.gov/sfa                         Sustainable Fisheries Act
www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/home.htm       National Weather Service Marine Forecast
hmspermits.noaa.gov/            NMFS Online Permit Shop (HMS)
 
OTHER HELPFUL LINKS
www.joinrfa.org              Recreational Fishing Alliance
www.ssfff.net                       Save the Summer Flounder Fishery Fund
www.asmfc.org                Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
www.accsp.org                 Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program
www.foodandwaterwatch.org    Food & Water Watch
 
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