5. When considering allocation schemes between recreational and commercial users, support decisions that produce the best overall benefit to the nation as required by the Magnuson Act. It is known that for many species, recreational fishermen create millions of dollars in revenues, jobs and taxes each year. It makes no sense to continue commercial harvest for some species, as 100 percent recreational allocation is far and away the highest and best use, no matter how you measure it. NMFS has historically been squeamish about these decisions, as it forces them to choose one user group over another, and they much prefer to treat both sectors equally.