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February 2nd, 2015 by Scott

2015 Recreational Atlantic Tunas Retention Limits NOAA Fisheries recently updated the new 2015 regulations on Bluefin Tuna for recreational and head/charter boats. As they stand now the new regulations will for sure negatively impact the charter industry. I would expect an addendum hopefully by early spring allowing us and additional fish. Once again all anglers […]

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January 8th, 2015 by Scott

Happy New Year! I would like to start off by thanking everyone of you… sponsors and members alike for making Bend The Rod the greatest and most positive place to talk fishing. When Aaron and I started this site 2 years ago we had the vision of a positive forum that brought a free place […]


September 4th, 2014 by Scott

Contributed by: Keep America Fishing & Bend The Rod In response to declining populations of striped bass, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is considering a reduction in recreational and commercial fishing mortality by 25 percent. Changes to striped bass regulations could have a significant impact on anglers like you, so your input is needed […]

May 30th, 2014 by Scott

What is the Premium Membership at Bend The Rod? Well we designed a section that allows full access for our Offshore Premium Members to a limited side of the community. The original intent was for us to do the homework for the offshore fishermen. We have resources for identifying water quality and temperature, reports from […]

May 5th, 2014 by Scott

2014 Recreational Atlantic Tunas Retention Limits NOAA Fisheries recently updated the new 2014 regulations on Bluefin Tuna for recreational anglers and head/charter boats. This is a blessing for both the recreational anglers and for sure the charter boats that make a living fishing the Bluefin grounds. Before this recent update the boats were only allowed […]


April 15th, 2014 by Aaron

Hey everyone, we’ve had a great year and overall awesome time here at BTR since our start not so long ago. Our goal is to keep growing and improving the site every day with new content and exciting new features. In following with this trend we’re introducing a new Blog style format. Our plan with […]