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South Atlantic red snapper season limited to just two days

by American Sportfishing Association 31 May 2023 15:53 UTC July 14-15, 2023
Red snapper © NOAA Fisheries

Last week, NOAA Fisheries announced that this year's South Atlantic recreational red snapper season will only run for two days, July 14th and 15th.

We are disappointed in NOAA for making this decision, which is contrary to the real-world indicators showing how healthy the fishery's population is. We encourage the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, NOAA Fisheries and the states along the southern Atlantic to work toward innovative approaches to management and data collection improvements that provide reasonable harvest access for anglers while continuing to benefit the red snapper population.

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