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National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy – Comment Summary

Below is an archive of the background documents and public town hall summaries where the public shared its thoughts on NOAA Fisheries’ saltwater recreational fisheries policy. Summaries of the online comments received are also available.

Background Documents

Comments on Draft Policy

Online Comment Summaries

Town Hall Summaries

June 2014

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Meeting

Sawgrass Marriott
Ponte Verde, FL
June 9 @ 6:00pm
Town Hall Summary

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council Meeting

Radisson Hotel of Freehold
Freehold, NJ
June 11 @ 5:00 pm
Town Hall Summary

New England Fishery Management Council Meeting

Holiday Inn by the Bay
Portland, ME
June 17 @ 6:30 pm
Town Hall Summary

Pacific Fishery Management Council Meeting

Hyatt Regency Orange County
Pacific Room
Garden Grove, CA
June 23 @ 7:00 pm
Town Hall Summary

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council Meeting

Harbor View Center
Honolulu, HI
June 25 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Summary

July 2014

National Webinar

July 9 @ 7:00 pm
Webinar Recording
Meeting Summary

National Town Hall

NOAA Science Center
1301 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD
July 24 @ 2:00 pm
Town Hall Summary

National Town Hall

July 28 @ 2:00 pm
Town Hall Summary

August 2014

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Meeting

Crowne Plaza
Alexandria, VA
August 7 @ 2:45 pm
Town Hall Summary

Caribbean Fishery Management Council

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
August 12 @ 7:00 pm
Town Hall Summary

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission

Courtyard Marriott New Orleans Metairie
Metairie, LA
August 19 (specific time TBD)

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

Skamania Lodge
Stevenson, WA
August 25 (specific time TBD)

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Meeting

Beau Rivage Resort
Biloxi, MS
August 26 @ 6 pm

September 2014

Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel

Silver Spring, MD
September 9-10

NOAA and State Directors Meeting

Paradise Point
San Diego, CA
September 9-11

October 2014

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Hilton Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
October 7