8/10/17 – NOAA Fisheries – FB17-045: Reminder that the Recreational Sector for Atlantic Cobia (Georgia through New York) in Federal Waters Remains Closed Through 2017

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FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: August 9, 2017

CONTACT:  Karla Gore, 727-824-5305, Karla.Gore@noaa.gov

 

Reminder: Recreational Sector for Atlantic Cobia (Georgia Through New York) in Federal Waters

Remains Closed Through 2017

 

KEY MESSAGE:

 

Recreational:

NOAA Fisheries reminds the public that the 2017 Atlantic cobia season for the recreational sector remains closed in federal waters as announced on January 25, 2017 (FB17-004). The recreational Atlantic cobia season is scheduled to re-open on January 1, 2018, at which time the new regulations outlined in the bulletin released on August 4, 2017 (FB17-044), will become effective. NOAA Fisheries will announce any changes to the 2018 season through a Fishery Bulletin.

 

Commercial:

In addition, the 2017 commercial Atlantic cobia season remains open in federal waters. The regulations for the commercial sector outlined in bulletin number FB17-044 are effective on September 5, 2017.

 

Where can I find more information on Atlantic cobia regulations?

 

  • Contact NOAA Fisheries, Southeast Regional Office

 

By Mail: Karla Gore

NOAA Fisheries, Southeast Regional Office Sustainable Fisheries Division

263 13th Avenue South

St. Petersburg, Florida 33701-5505

By FAX: (727) 824-5308

By Phone: (727) 824-5305