The colored areas in the above map represent the current offshore wind energy lease areas in southern New England. Contained within and immediately surrounding these lease areas are popular recreational fishing spots. If you fish these areas, please take this brief online survey to help researchers gauge how much fishing effort occurs within the wind energy lease areas.
Survey Link: Quantifying recreational fishing effort for HMS in southern New England during 2020 Survey (surveymonkey.com)
For a report on the results of a previous survey about fishing effort south of Martha’s Vineyard, click here.