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Council Meetings:

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council holds four meetings a year -- one in each state in the management region. We encourage all fishermen and those interested in effectively managed fisheries to attend Council meetings in your area to learn, stay informed, and share your thoughts on fisheries management. 

  • March - Georgia
  • June - Florida
  • September - South Carolina
  • December - North Carolina

Summer 2014 Council Newsletter:

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council publishes a quarterly newsletter.  This is a great way to keep up-to-date on Council activities. To view the Summer 2014 and other editions, click here.

Born to Fish

Mike Russo

President, Georges Bank Fixed Gear Sector
Fishery: New England Groundfish

"The overarching thing that fishermen fundamentally disagree with is having to throw fish away because of trip limits. Even the biggest adversaries fishing under a catch shares fishery in New England agree that it’s been a big win for its ability to reduce discards."

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