News Releases

07/29/19 – SAFMC News Release: Council Seeks Input on Proposed Changes for Red Snapper Season

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2019 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Council Seeks Input on Proposed Changes for Red Snapper Season    August public hearings scheduled via webinar with listening stations   The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is soliciting public input on proposed changes to regulations for red snapper affecting…
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07/02/19 – SAFMC News Release: Fishermen Encouraged to Use Best Practices & Assist with Data Collection During Red Snapper Opening

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2019 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Fishermen Encouraged to Use Best Practices and Assist with Data Collection During Red Snapper Opening   As anglers get ready to head offshore with the upcoming opening of red snapper season, there are a few things that can make…
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06/20/19 – SAFMC News Release: Council Launches its First Citizen Science Pilot Project

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2019 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Council Launches its First Citizen Science Pilot Project New project gives fishermen opportunity to provide information about released scamp grouper via mobile app Estimating the number of fish harvested by offshore fishermen has consistently been a challenge for federal…
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06/14/19 – SAFMC News Release: Council Requests Emergency Action for Commercial Mackerel Fishery

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2019 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Council Requests Emergency Action for Commercial Mackerel Fishery Fishermen make case for increase in trip limit to maximize healthy, economically important fishery Nearly 40 fishermen and others interested in federal fishery management issues spoke during a public hearing held…
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