Category Archives: News Releases

Council Approves Measures to Increase Catch Limits for Vermilion Snapper

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council   News Release   March 12, 2013 CONTACT: Kim IversonPublic Information Officer(843) 571-4366   Council Approves Measures to Increase Catch Limits for Vermilion Snapper     Removal of recreational seasonal closure proposed; Improvements in data collection addressed News Release (PDF)  A broad range of federal fishery management measures were approved for submission to…
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Federal Managers Hold Meetings of Public Interest

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council   News Release   January 15, 2013 CONTACT: Kim IversonPublic Information Officer(843) 571-4366   Federal Fishery Managers Hold Meetings of Public Interest     Public hearings and scoping meetings for snapper grouper species, dolphin and wahoo begin January 22nd News Release (PDF) If you fish in federal waters more than three miles off the…
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Council Approves Measures to Modify Catch Limits; Delays Action of VMS

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council   News Release   December 13, 2012 CONTACT: Kim IversonPublic Information Officer(843) 571-4366   Council Approves Measures to Modify Catch Limits; Delays Action on VMS     Yellowtail snapper limits increase, trigger for shallow water grouper removed, red snapper dates set for 2013 Formatted Version (PDF)        Members of the South Atlantic Fishery…
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SSC Meeting Begins Next Week

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council   News Release   October 18, 2012 CONTACT: Kim IversonPublic Information Officer(843) 571-4366   Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting Begins Next Week     Advisors to provide fishing level recommendations and other guidance used for management News Release (Formatted PDF) Meeting Agendas and Materials     The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee…
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