Tag Archives: South Atlantic Red Snapper

NOAA announces four day South Atlantic red snapper season

South Atlantic Red Snapper

NOAA Fisheries announced anglers will have four days to harvest red snapper in the South Atlantic: July 10 – 12 and July 17. This is welcome news for the boating and fishing community considering the expectation in March was a zero to three-day season. Jeff Angers, president of the Center for Sportfishing Policy, said in a release, “Earlier this year, ...

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Feds move to save South Atlantic red snapper fishery

Red snapper fisheries

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross met with recreational fishing and boating industry leaders at Maverick Boat Group, Inc. in Fort Pierce, Fla., to discuss marine recreational fishing access and the importance of marine recreation to the U.S. economy. Following a tour of the manufacturing facility, Secretary Ross indicated good news is ahead for South Atlantic red snapper and that his ...

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