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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

Brad Pettinger

Director, Oregon Trawl Commission
Fishery: Pacific Groundfish Trawl

“The first year of the catch share program exceeded most people’s expectations.  One of the biggest changes was in the reduction of discards, as personal accountability, coupled with the ability to trade quota pounds, really made a difference.”   

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