Weekly Update: April 01 ,2024

Mackerel Port Meetings This Week   The South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council (SAFMC) staff is hosting 4 mackerel port meetings in North Carolina, Monday through Thursday this week. This is your chance to tell the council what this fishery means to you, your...

Weekly Update: March 18,2024

Snapper Group Advisory Panel Meets This Week   The South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council’s (SAFMC) Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) meets this week (March 26-28, 2024)   Meeting time: Tuesday 1:00-5:00, Wednesday 8:30-5:00, Thursday 8:30-Noon  ...

Weekly Update: March 18,2024

News From the South Atlantic   The South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council (SAFMC) met the first full week of March in Jekyll Island, Georgia. The main items discussed at this meeting were king and Spanish mackerel tournament sales, Black Sea bass, red...

Weekly Update: March 11,2024

CCA NC Silence on More Proposed Bag Limit Reductions   I was recently forwarded a copy of the CCA NC’s newsletter Tidelines (https://votervoice.net/mobile/CCANC/newsletters/365934?isInformationalBroadcast=true), which included a recap of the February 2024 meeting...

Weekly Update: March 04,2024

Rulemaking for False Albacore   As mentioned in last week’s newsletter, the Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) decided, at its February 2024 business meeting, to move forward with rulemaking for False Albacore.    The proposed Rule, as approved by the MFC,...

Weekly Update: February 26,2024

MFC Meeting Recap   The NC Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) met in New Bern last week February 21-22. All MFC meetings are recorded live on YouTube and can viewed online afterwards. You can also click under the title of the video on “more….” and it allows you to...