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Longlining Swordfish in the South Atlantic – An Issue that Will Not Go Away

For anyone who has caught a swordfish on hook-and-line, any threat that lacks scientific basis to catch this iconic fish and threaten their sustainability is ripe for opposition. This is true of an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) before the Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Division of the National Marine Fishery Service (NMFS) that has a sordid…
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Responding to oil spills: Coastal Wetland Habitats

The Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Team is pleased to announce a new opportunity to learn more about oil spill response and the science that guides it: Responding to oil spills: Coastal wetland habitats October 26, 2017 – Biloxi, MS, MSU Coastal Research and Extension Center (Popps Ferry Rd), 9:00 to 4:00 (Live streaming also…
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Check out our new design on our CCA MS trailer.

You can view our new design on our trailer at any of our upcoming events.  
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CCA MS Opposes Omega Protein Certification

Please click link below to read article: CCA MS opposes Omega Protein certification
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Sportfishing Community Addresses Modernizing Federal Fisheries Management on Capitol Hill

Sportfishing Community Addresses Modernizing Federal Fisheries Management on Capitol Hill Recreational angling stakeholders gathered on Capitol Hill today for a Congressional Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy Luncheon along with coordinated congressional office visits. Event sponsors included American Sportfishing Association, Center for Sportfishing Policy, Coastal Conservation Association, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, National Marine Manufacturers Association, and Theodore Roosevelt…
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CCA Testifies Before Congress On Red Snapper Fiasco

You can also view this article at: http://www.joincca.org/articles/846 CCA Testifies Before Congress On Red Snapper Fiasco Three-day season in 2017 marks new low in federal management of popular fishery POSTED ON MAY 02, 2017 On the same day that NOAA Fisheries announced the shortest recreational red snapper season in history, Mark Ray, chairman of CCA Texas,…
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