Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliance Weekly Update FEBRUARY 24, 2013

“The Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliancerifa is dedicated to its mission of continuing to help create sustainable fisheries without putting licensed fishermen out of business.”

DEM reminds Commercial Fishing License holders of February 28th renewal deadline, ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Board Approves Black Sea Bass Addendum XXIII & Initiates Draft Addendum on 2013 Summer Flounder Recreational Harvest Limit, ASMFC Atlantic Herring Section Sets Specifications for 2013 – 2015, ASMFC Approves Smooth Dogfish Draft Addendum for Public Comment, Proposal To Increase Monkfish Catch, NEFMC February 2013 Council Report, RI Marine Fisheries Council Meeting: Mar 4, RI DEM/DFW Public Notice concerning Proposed Regulatory Changes: Mar 13  Read the update here