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The Five Best Reasons To Pass The Gulf States' Plan

Posted on November 23, 2015

There are plenty of good arguments why Washington ought to let the Gulf of Mexico states assume management of the red snapper fishery beyond their own state waters. Yet five of the most persuasive reasons seem to have been missed in all the testimony and written comment about the proposal.

The greatest story never told

Posted on November 21, 2015

When one thinks of recreational fishing, images such as the opening of “The Andy Griffith Show” often come to mind – a father and son heading to their favorite fishing hole to spend quality time together in the outdoors. And there are many, many more images that include men and women and boys and girls of all ages. Indeed, such images capture the primary motivations that draw people to fishing: spending time with family and friends, to relax and enjoy the thrill of catching fish.

Oyster Summit seeks to build a better oyster reef

BCT convenes experts from around nation to develop oyster restoration playbook
Posted on November 13, 2015

Letter: Bill gives Gulf states a shot at managing red snapper

Posted on November 12, 2015

Missing Pieces Distort Fisheries Economics Picture (again)

Posted on November 04, 2015

Big Day for a Little Fish

Managers set a course for a critical forage species
Posted on November 02, 2015

Sector Separation on Trial

U.S. District Court hears CCA arguments against Amendment 40
Posted on October 28, 2015

Gulf States Red Snapper Management Authority Act Moves Forward

Posted on October 23, 2015

More privatization schemes on tap for Gulf red snapper fishery

Posted on October 14, 2015

Feds fail another fishery

Federal agency orders red grouper fishery closed today
Posted on October 08, 2015

     In a scene that has become distressingly familiar to Florida anglers, the federal government has announced another closure of a popular recreational species - this time red grouper. In announcing the closure, NOAA Fisheries stated that "abundant red grouper are being found closer to shore in shallower water this year, making them more accessible to the recreational sector."