Weekly Update: January 31, 2023

Snapper Grouper Discard Mortality Reduction & Private Rec. Permitting (Amendments 35 & 46)   The last year or so the South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council (SAFMC) has been working on multiple Snapper Grouper Amendments. Amendments 35 and 46 were...

Weekly Update: January 31, 2023

Fisheries Monitoring and Data Collection Part 3   The last two weekly updates I talked about fisheries monitoring and data collection for commercial fisheries (1-9-2023), the recreational Headboat Survey, and for-hire charter recreational fishing businesses...

Weekly Update: January 16, 2023

Fisheries Monitoring and Data Collection Part 3   The last two weekly updates I talked about fisheries monitoring and data collection for commercial fisheries (1-9-2023), the recreational Headboat Survey, and for-hire charter recreational fishing businesses...

Weekly Update: January 16, 2023

Fisheries Monitoring and Data Collection Part 2   Last weekly update I outlined fisheries monitoring and data collection for commercial fisheries in North Carolina (1-9-2023). This week I am going to outline monitoring and data collection in the recreational...

Weekly Update: January 9, 2023

Fisheries Monitoring and Data Collection Commercial fishing and recreational fishing activities are both monitored by State and Federal agencies to account for harvested/landed fish, discarded/released fish, and also any threatened and endangered species interactions...

Weekly Update: December 12, 2022

Another Example of More for Me From ASGA   This past week the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASFMC) began holding public hearings for Draft Addendum I to Amendment 7 of the Atlantic Striped Bass Fisheries Management Plan (FMP). Importantly, this FMP...