South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Jan. 2023 Public Hearings: Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 35

Time: to
Location: Various locations outlined on Public Hearing page.

The Council will hold six in-person public hearings and one public hearing via webinar pertaining to Regulatory Amendment 35 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Snapper Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region. This framework amendment considers revisions to South Atlantic red snapper catch levels following the most recent stock assessment (SEDAR 73) and an action to reduce release mortality for all snapper grouper species by restricting the recreational sector to the use of single hook rigs when targeting snapper grouper species.

The in-person public hearings will be held on January 17-19, and 24- 26, 2023.

The webinar public hearing will be held on January 31, 2023. All hearings will begin at 6 p.m., EST. Location details are below.

Public Hearing Materials

Regulatory Amendment 35 Public Hearing Document

Draft Regulatory Amendment 35

Regulatory Amendment 35 Public Hearing Presentation Slides

Regulatory Amendment 35 Public Hearing Presentation Video

Public Hearing Presentation

Staff Contact

January 17th

Richmond Hill City Center, 520 Cedar Street

Richmond Hill, GA 31324

January 18th

Town & Country Inn and Suites, 2008 Savannah Hwy

Charleston, SC 29407

January 19th

The Crystal Coast Civic Center, 3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557

January 24th

Hyatt Place Jacksonville St. Johns Town Center, 4742 Town Center Parkway

Jacksonville, FL 32246

January 25th

City of Cocoa Civic Center, 430 Delannoy Ave

Cocoa, FL 32922

January 26th

Holiday Inn Key Largo, 99701 Overseas Highway

Key Largo, FL 33037

January 31

Via webinar only.

Webinar Registration