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FB17-020

Fishery Bulletin Issue Date: March 24, 2017

Contact: Nikhil Mehta, 727-551-5098, nikhil.mehta@noaa.gov

 

South Atlantic Black Sea Bass Recreational Season

 

KEY MESSAGE:

The 2017-2018 recreational fishing season for black sea bass in federal waters of the South Atlantic will start on April 1, 2017, and end on March 31, 2018.  Estimates indicate recreational landings for the 2017-2018 fishing year will be below the 2017-2018 recreational annual catch limit.  Therefore, black sea bass will be open for the entire April 1, 2017-March 31, 2018, recreational fishing year.

WHY THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS HAPPENING:

 

 

NOAA Fisheries Southeast is pleased to announce the introduction of our Text Message Alert Program.  The program will allow you to sign up to receive important fishery related alerts via text message. Text alerts you may receive include immediate fishery openings and closures, and any significant changes to fishing regulations that happen quickly.

How to opt-in

Sign up for related alerts for one or more of the following groups. Standard message & data rates may apply. You may opt-out at any time.