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SAFMC, and GMFMC tackle mandatory reporting at joint meeting

Federal fishery managers this week debuted the latest drafts of rules they say will give them more data for crafting fishing regulations. Fishermen have been calling for increased information and science as more regulations are being put in place. Many question the rationale behind the new rules. Currently only commercial fishermen and large recreational head boats are required to report their catch. Also this week, the two councils will vote on moving forward with a plan to set aside spawning areas,,, Read the rest here 13:59

Alaska Department of Fish and Game – Alaska Boards of Game and Fisheries Set to Host Joint Meeting

“The boards may allow commercial fishing, the boards may allow personal use fishing, they may allow sport fishing or general hunting but not something that’s labeled subsistence hunting and fishing,” said James Fall, ADFG Statewide Program Manager for the Division of Subsistence. [email protected] 09:09

VIDEO: Rep. Keating and Mayor Mitchell host fisheries forum in New Bedford, Massachusetts

logoMay 15, 2013 — On Monday, May 13, Congressman William Keating and New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell hosted a joint meeting of the Federal Fishing Advisory Board and the Federal Fishing Advisory Board inFederal Fishing Advisory Board, seeking input from the fishing industry on the current state of fisheries management.  Video