The South Atlantic Fishermen's Association is made up of members of the fishing community, seafood lovers and concerned citizens from North Carolina to the Florida Keys. We are committed to providing fresh, local, responsibly harvested seafood; improved fisheries science; and strong fishing communities.
October 08, 2014
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is holding a snapper grouper visioning session October 14-16, 2014 in Charleston, SC. This ... MORE
September 12, 2014
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is meeting September 15-19, 2014 in Charleston, SC. The meeting will be held at ... MORE
September 11, 2014
Vermilion snapper is closing 12:01 am September 12, 2014. In addition to vermilion snapper, the snapper grouper fishery has MANY ... MORE
“Under a catch share management system the public can feel good about eating local seafood. We could get fish to the consumer that is sustainable and harvested in the right way, and both the public and commercial fishermen can be proud of that. The race-to-fish style of fishing simply doesn’t afford us the same opportunity.”