Category Archives: News Releases

01/11/18 – SAFMC News Release: Council Seeks Input on Proposed Changes to Atlantic Cobia Management

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2018 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Council Seeks Input on Proposed Changes for Atlantic Cobia Management Public hearings scheduled via webinar with listening stations; written comment period open   Members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council are soliciting public input on proposed management changes…
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12/13/17 – SAFMC News Release: Federal Fishing Regulations Moving to New Fish Rules Mobile App

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Federal Fishing Regulations Moving to New Fish Rules Mobile App SA Fishing Regulations app information transitions effective January 1, 2018   Keeping up with offshore fishing regulations can be a challenge. Many fishermen have taken advantage of the South…
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12/08/17 – SAFMC News Release: Federal Fishery Managers Address Multiple Issues at December Meeting

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr]   Federal Fishery Managers Address Multiple Issues at December Meeting Red snapper reporting; proposed changes for Atlantic cobia management; red grouper, and golden tilefish   Members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council wrapped up their weeklong meeting today…
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11/30/17 – SAFMC News Release: Recreational Reporting Pilot Project Continues for December Red Snapper Opening

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Recreational Reporting Pilot Project Continues for December Red Snapper Opening Information provided through MyFishCount pilot project considered in weather-related December opening Information and data provided by recreational fishermen through the new pilot electronic reporting project MyFishCount.com were considered by…
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