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  • Fish Rules: The Council Shifts to a New Mobile App

    Keeping up with offshore fishing regulations can be a challenge and many fishermen have taken advantage of the Council-sponsored South Atlantic Fishing Regulations mobile application over the past few years. As of January 1, 2018, the Council will transition to using the...

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  • 2017 September Council Meeting: What’s On the Agenda?

    Although the threat of Hurricane Irma led us to postpone the September Council Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, the 5 day event is still on and has been rescheduled for 9/25 - 9/29. We hope all of you managed to make it...

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  • Our Newest Online Resource: The Fishermen’s Forum

    After much input from fishermen wishing to discuss management issues amongst their peers, the Council has created an online forum to host these conversations. The Fishermen’s Forum will be a space to ask questions, discuss management concerns, and hear from peers located...

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  • June Council Meeting – What’s On the Agenda?

    Want to know what’s going on with Red Snapper in the South Atlantic? Concerned about limited entry for the for-hire sector? Interested in the implications of an emergency action for cobia? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might...

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  • Let’s Talk Cobia

    I am new to the Council staff (I just started on March 13th) and up until very recently, I wasn’t all that clear on the Atlantic (GA-NY) cobia closure. A couple of days ago, I was lucky enough to attend a meeting...

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  • FOR-HIRE & COMMERCIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SEA TURTLE RELEASE GEAR IN EFFECT

    This summer staff from the NOAA Fisheries Pascagoula Lab hit the docks in fishing communities throughout the South Atlantic region to provide training and outreach on required sea turtle release gear and protocols. The requirement affects all vessels in the South Atlantic...

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