The season will now close at 12:01 a.m. local time August 5, 2008.
Public comments on the proposed revisions will be accepted through Sept. 8.
NOAA proposes rule to require saltwater angler registration
Among its provisions, this legislation would clarify and strengthen the Department of Commerce's enforcement authority to help combat illegal fishing
The findings point towards an increasingly accepting attitude towards "catch and release"
NOAA expects the final Framework document to be published in the Federal Register on Nov. 19.
Final rule gives states more time to implement local data gathering
The new report shows a loss of 59,000 acres each year...
Fishing Communities of the United States, 2006 is NOAA's first national reference guide
The temporary rule will require the commercial reef fish longline fleet to fish seaward of a line approximating the 50-fathom contour in the Gulf of Mexico.