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  • Chair’s Column: Spring 2019

    (NEWSLETTER - Spring 2019)   Summer is just around the corner and so is the 2019 federal Atlantic red snapper season.  The recreational season will be July 12-14 and July 19-20.  The commercial season opens July 8.  I know many of you...

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  • 05/20/19 – SAFMC Recruitment Announcement – Council Executive Director

    RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT May 20, 2019 Council Executive Director South Atlantic Fishery Management Council 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201 North Charleston, South Carolina 29405 (PDF) - Click Here The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., is responsible for...

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  • Best Practices & Powerheads Amendment

    Photo courtesy of Adrian Gray   Take a look at the public hearings story map for Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 29, which addresses the use of best fishing practices to improve survival of released snapper grouper species, including the use of descending devices...

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  • May 1, 2019: What Fisheries Reopen in the Federal Waters of the South Atlantic?

    Quite a few seasonal fisheries reopen on May 1st in the federal waters of the South Atlantic (3 nautical miles to 200 nautical miles off the coasts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and the East coast of Florida through the Keys). To...

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