Category Archives: News Releases

11/9/2017 – SAFMC News Release: Fishery Managers and Fishermen Team Up to Report Red Snapper Catch

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Fishery Managers and Fishermen Team Up to Report Red Snapper Catch New recreational reporting pilot project underway for red snapper mini-season [caption id="attachment_24248" align="alignleft" width="300"] Angler entering their red snapper catch information during the first weekend in the 2017…
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10/31/2017 – SAFMC News Release: Recreational Anglers Asked to Help with Red Snapper Reporting

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Recreational Anglers Asked to Help with Red Snapper Reporting New pilot electronic reporting program designed to help with data collection during mini-season   Recreational fishermen gearing up to take advantage of the red snapper mini-season this year will also…
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10/27/2017 – SAFMC News Release: Council’s Request for Red Snapper Season in 2017 Approved

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Council's Request for Red Snapper Season in 2017 Approved NOAA Fisheries announces red snapper recreational mini-season and commercial catch limits At the request of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and working closely with NOAA Fisheries, an interim annual…
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09/29/17 – SAFMC News Release: September 2017 Council Meeting

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Federal Managers Continue to Address Snapper Grouper Management Council votes to allow for Red Snapper seasons in 2017 and 2018   The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council began their week-long September Meeting with a Full Council Session to discuss…
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