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National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy

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NOAA Fisheries, the federal agency responsible for the stewardship of our ocean and coastal resources, is asking for your help in developing an Agency-wide saltwater recreational fisheries policy.

We are creating this policy to institutionalize within NOAA the key tenets of recreational fishing. The policy will be a thoughtful set of principles to guide agency actions and decisions over the long-term.

How can I share my opinion?

This summer, you will have the opportunity to share your thoughts on what should be in NOAA Fisheries’ saltwater recreational fisheries policy. There will be a number of ways to add your voice to the conversation:

What now?

Take a moment to review the policy fact sheet, discussion guide, and supporting documents. Then choose the most convenient venue to share your thoughts. 

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