News and Issues - Marine Resources

This page contains links to current and past news releases from N.H. Fish and Game relating to marine issues, with the most recent at the top. Click on the title for full text.

Release date News item
April 9, 2014 N.H. Coastal Lobster Trap Cleanup Set for April 19
April 6, 2014 Aquaculture Hearing May 2 - Stephen Weglarz application

Mar. 28, 2014

Atlantic Herring Area "Day Out" Meeting Set for April 15

Jan. 22, 2014

Public Hearing February 18 on Aquaculture Operation Near Isles of Shoals
Jan. 15, 2014 N.H. Candidates Sought for New England Fishery Management Council - Feb. 12 meeting
Jan. 13, 2014 Public Hearing February 11 on Two Proposed Great Bay Shellfish Operations
Dec. 4, 2013 Moratorium Established for 2014 Northern Shrimp Fishing Season
Dec. 4, 2013 Hearing on Aquaculture Application for Pearl Oyster - Shane Conlin
Nov. 12, 2013 Northern Shrimp Public Hearing/Season-Setting Meeting Set for Dec. 3
Oct. 11, 2013 Atlantic Herring Closure for Area 1A
Oct. 4, 2013 October 16 Shellfish Aquaculture Hearing Cancelled
Sept. 27, 2013 Atlantic Herring Days Announced
Sept. 24, 2013 Atlantic Herring Days Out Meeting September 27, 2013
Sept. 13, 2013 Public Hearing on 2014 Marine Rules – Oct. 1, Portsmouth
Sept. 6, 2013 Period II Closure for Area 1A Effective September 9 (Atlantic Herring)
August 12, 2013 Public Hearing on Groundfish Rules September 3, 2013 - Portsmouth
June 27, 2013 New Minimim Sizes for Commercial Groundfish and Flounders July 1; Recreational Haddock Changes in the Works
June 21, 2013 Marine Rule Hearing on Atlantic Menhaden
June 14, 2013 Public Hearing July 8 on Atlantic Herring Draft Addendum VI – Durham, N.H.
June 7, 2013 Help Improve the Survival of Angler-released Marine Fish – Angler:Port Meeting in Portsmouth
May 23, 2013 Atlantic Herring Landing Days Announced
May 23, 2013 NOAA Fisheries reminder: Seal pupping season
April 29, 2013 Art of Great Bay Exhibit - Discovery Center Season Opening
April 22, 2013 Atlantic Herring Days Out Meeting April 29, 2013
April 19, 2013 N.H. Coastal Lobster Trap Cleanup Set for Saturday, April 27, 2013
Mar. 29, 2013 Great Bay Discovery Center Volunteers Needed
Mar. 29, 2013 N.H. Hearing April 15 on American Eel Draft Addendum III
Mar. 8, 2013 ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section Modifies Landing Days
Mar. 6, 2013 Hilton Park Boat Access Facility (Dover) Closure Extended through April 1
Mar. 6, 2013 ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section Conference Call March 8
Mar. 4, 2013 NH Schedules Public Hearing on Winter Flounder Draft Addendum III
Feb. 8, 2013 ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section Modifies Landing Days for Trawl Fishery
Feb. 5, 2013 ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section Conference Call February 7 to Consider Adding Landing Days
Jan. 14, 2013 N.H. Candidates Sought for New England Fishery Management Council:Interview Night February 5, 2013
Jan. 8, 2013 Public Hearing on Proposed Shellfish Aquaculture Operation
Dec. 6, 2012 ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section Sets Specifications for 2013 Fishery
Nov. 28, 2012 Public Hearing December 11 Miscellaneous Rules on Scallops, Shellfish
Nov. 20, 2012

Public Hearing Dec. 11, 2012, on Three Proposed Shellfish Aquaculture Operations

Nov. 20, 2012 Northern Shrimp Public Hearing Set for December 3, 2012
Nov. 8, 2012 Atlantic Herring Closure in Effect for Area 1A
Oct. 29, 2012 Continued Atlantic Herring Spawning Closure October 30-November 13, 2012
Oct. 26, 2012 ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section to Meet November 9, 2012
Oct. 5, 2012 NH Hearing on Atlantic Menhaden Set for October 15, 2012
Sept. 27, 2012 Public Hearing October 2 on Winter Flounder Draft Addendum II
Sept. 27, 2012 Public Hearing October 2, 2012, on ASMFC Northern Shrimp Draft Addendum I
Sept. 27, 2012 Understanding the Science Behind Northern Shrimp Management - Meeting Oct. 17, 2012
Sept. 13, 2012 Spawning Closure for Atlantic Herring September 21-October 19, 2012
Sept. 5, 2012 Public Invited to Discuss Fishing Industry Issues: Sept. 12 in Portsmouth
Aug. 8, 2012 Notice to Atlantic Herring Harvesters: Atlantic Herring Management Plan Effort Reduction Provisions
Aug. 6, 2012 Public Hearing August 22 on Proposed Great Bay Aquaculture Application
Aug. 3, 2012 Atlantic Herring Days Out Meeting August 8, 2012
July 23, 2012 Herring Days Out Meeting Postponed
July 12, 2012 Family Fun on Tap at Winnicut Fish Pass Open House July 21
July 6, 2012 Kayak Tours of Great Bay and Kayak Striper Fishing Workshop
July 1, 2012 Atlantic Herring Closure Notice
June 15, 2012 2012 Spiny Dogfish Season Notice
May 18, 2012 Public Hearing June 5 on Proposed Cod and Lobster License Transfer Rules
May 9, 2012 Public Hearing May 29 on Proposed Marine Aquaculture Operation
May 8, 2012 Atlantic Herring Landing Days Announced
May 7, 2012 Coastal Lobster Trap Cleanup Set for May 12, 2012
May 4, 2012 Two New Hampshire Leaders Honored with ASMFC Awards of Excellence
May 1, 2012 Striped Bass Anglers Needed for Volunteer Angler Survey
April 27, 2012 New Cod Rules for Recreational Anglers Take Effect May 1
April 13, 2012 New Proposed Atlantic Cod Minimum Length and Creel Limits for Recreational Anglers
April 9, 2012 Atlantic Herring Days Out Meeting in Durham on April 17, 2012
Mar. 30, 2012 Coastal Anglers: New N.H. Marine Rule Changes in Effect for 2012
Mar. 19, 2012 New Hampshire Hearing April 3 on Atlantic Menhaden Amendment 2 Public Information Document
Mar. 13, 2012 Volunteers Needed for New Wildlife Garden in Stratham
Feb. 15, 2012 Northern Shrimp Fishery to Close February 17
Feb. 13, 2012 February 15 Conference Call to Discuss Closure Date for Northern Shrimp
Feb. 1, 2012 Public Hearing on Two Proposed Great Bay Shellfish Operations: March 9 in Durham, NH
Jan. 27, 2012 ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section Revises 2012 TAC; Next Meeting February 2, 2012
Jan. 20, 2012 2012 Winter Programs at the Great Bay Discovery Center
Jan. 6, 2012 Summit Tackles Topic of Climate Change in Coastal New Hampshire
Jan. 3, 2012 January 19, 2012, Meeting to Assess Northern Shrimp Fishery
2011 Marine News Releases
Dec. 2011 Northern Shrimp Rules - Adopted rule text
Dec. 5, 2011 January 3, 2012: Public Hearing on Marine Rules, Lamprey/Oyster Rivers
Dec. 2, 2011 Shortened Season Set for 2012 Northern Shrimp Fishery
Nov. 18, 2011 New Fishing Limits Proposed to Promote Higher Abundance of Menhaden on Eastern Seaboard
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