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Florida Will Have a 52-Day Non-Compliant Red Snapper Season

The state of Florida will have a 52-day non-compliant red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) season in state waters this year. The commissioners unanimously supported Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) staff recommendation for the 52-day season at the FWC Commission meeting today … Continue reading

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Open Season on Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper?

I have been covering the Gulf of Mexico red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) fishery and the ongoing battle between state and federal fisheries managers on how to best manage that fishery when it comes to recreational angling. Louisiana State University fisheries professor James Cowan … Continue reading

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Regional Management – Encouraging Sign for Red Snapper Fishery in Gulf?

[Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council] passage of regional management in any form is an encouraging sign that the states have decided to flex their muscles within the Council process and that is a very welcome development for all Gulf … Continue reading

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