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                                The Fisherman Magazine

STATE & LOCAL LINKS       NY Marine Resources Advisory Council            NYS Conservation Fund Advisory Board                Long Island Sound Study                               Long Island South Shore Estuary Reserve Council                       New York Sea Grant                                           New York Conservation Officers Association                        Suffolk Alliance of Sportsmen
REGIONAL FISHERIES COUNCILS         NOAA Office of Sustainable Fisheries          Mid Atlantic Fishery Management Council (NY, NJ, DE, PA, MD, VA, NC)          New England Fishery Management Council (ME, MA, RI, NH, CT)        South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (NC, SC, GA, FL)          Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (FL, AL, MI, LA, TX)          Caribbean Fishery Management Council (USVI, Puerto Rico)            Pacific Fishery Management Council (CA, WA, OR, ID)        North Pacific Fishery Management Council (AK, WA, OR)          Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (HI, AS, Guam, NMI)
MID ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (STATE AGENCIES)         New York         New Jersey       Pennsylvania     Delaware        Virginia       Maryland       North Carolina
FEDERAL AGENCIES & REGULATIONS                      NOAA Fisheries National Marine Fishery Service     National Marine Sanctuaries                Northeast Area Monitoring & Asssessment Program (NEAMAP)            U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service         Northeast Fisheries Science Center        Magnuson-Stevens Act                         Sustainable Fisheries Act       National Weather Service Marine Forecast            NMFS Online Permit Shop (HMS)
OTHER HELPFUL LINKS              Recreational Fishing Alliance                       Save the Summer Flounder Fishery Fund                Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission                 Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program    Food & Water Watch
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