This is great. (sarcasm intended). I hope you're kidding about the East Coast areas.
We can't even get a coastal agreement on striped bass management but a federal decision to close waters seems to move like wildfire!
I remember peoples reaction a year ago being something like, "It's not going to happen in my favorite waters."
For an educational, clear position on the NO FISHING ZONES and their growth since the first one was established, check out the following link: