SPANISH MACKEREL PUBLIC HEARINGS ON COMMERCIAL TRIP LIMITS IN THE NORTHERN ZONE! PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE IS A REDUCTION TO 2000 POUNDS. GO TO THE SOUTH ATLANTIC COUNCIL WEBSITE TO REGISTER FOR PUBLIC HEARING WEBINARS ON JANUARY 22ND & 23RD, OR TO SUBMIT ONLINE WRITTEN COMMENTS UNTIL FEBRUARY 7TH, 2020
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) has scheduled a series of scoping hearings to gather public input on the Bluefish Allocation and Rebuilding Amendment. Attached is the scoping document. There is one hearing scheduled in North Carolina as well as a webinar hearing: February 27, 2020, 6:00-7:30 PM – NC Division of Marine Fisheries Central District Office, 5285 Highway 70 West, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557 March 4, 2020, 6:00-7:30 PM – Internet webinar:http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/bf_allocation_rebuilding_scoping/, For audio-only access, dial 800-830-0736 and enter room number 5068609. In addition to providing comments at any of the scheduled scoping hearings, you may submit written comments by 11:59 PM, Eastern Standard Time, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Written comments may be sent by any of the following methods: ONLINE: http://www.mafmc.org/comments/bluefish-allocation-rebuilding-amendment EMAIL: email@example.com MAIL or FAX: Dr. Christopher Moore, Executive Director Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council 800 North State Street, Suite 201 Dover, DE 19901 FAX: 302.674.5399
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public scoping period Jan. 7-21, 2020 to solicit public comments on potential management strategies for an upcoming amendment to the Shrimp Fishery Management Plan.
The North Carolina Watermen United organization represents the needs of our coastal communities by protecting the livelihood of the people who rely on fishing to make a living and provides a voice for fair regulations.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers
- HERBERT HOOVER
Voices from our fishermen.
Daniel Pullen gave a voice to the fishing community with The Independent Waterman project. Click on the picture to learn more.