Assuming no more problems the 2017 Summer flounder season will open next Thurs or Fri with 3 fish at 18″
Clearly not the best option BUT NJ has worked hard to get to this… ASMFC appears it will put NJ out of compliance BUT NOAA will not agree and a compromise was reached for 2017… NJ representatives from Governor on down deserve a thank you as without them we would be looking at 3 fish at 19″
NJ Marine Council has committed to keep fighting for better regulations in 2018 and are looking at several different options