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Federal agency to shut down 2014 amberjack fishing in the Gulf

nmfs_logoNOAA Fisheries NMFS announced Wednesday that the amberjack season in the Gulf will close at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 25 for both recreational and commercial anglers. According to the federal agency, harvest data indicate the 409,000-pound commercial and 889,000-pound recreational catch quotas will be met on Aug. 24. Read more here 11:24