The draft amendment addresses use of best fishing practices to improve survival of released snapper grouper species, including the use of descending devices and/or venting tools to release fish experiencing barotrauma (injury due to expansion of gas when reeled up from depth) and modifications to current  non-stainless steel circle hook requirements. The amendment also includes measures to modify powerhead regulations.

April 30 & May 1, 2019

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Public Comment:

The online public comment form will be open at noon on April 16, 2019 to 5 PM on May 10, 2019.