Important upcoming meetings!

Beginning Tuesday, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a series of public meetings over the next two weeks to seek input on proposed fishery management plan amendments that will affect the black sea bass trap fishery, gray triggerfish, Spanish and king mackerel, and how Annual Catch Limits are calculated on some unassessed snapper-grouper species.

These are important fishery issues and we urge you to participate in these meetings and/or to submit written comments.

Click here for the public meeting schedule, how to submit written comments and the amendment documents.

Click here for CFSF President Wayne Mershon’s letter to the SAFMC stating our position on these amendments. Wayne will be attending the meeting in North Myrtle Beach, SC on Tuesday to also deliver our position in person.

Help spread the word about these important meetings by forwarding this email to others you know with a stake in the fishing industry – recreational or commercial – and posting this email on Facebook by using this link: 

Also, please consider supporting our efforts by joining as a CFSF member. We’re a nonprofit organization that relies on membership dues and contributions to operate. Please join as a member at the highest level that you can afford today by clicking here.

Thank you in advance for your support!


Tom Swatzel
Executive Director

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