December 8, 2021

Share your input on the future management of redfish

| 10/5/2021

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants your input on updating the management approach and rule proposals for the redfish fishery. FWC is hosting several in-person and one virtual public workshop on this topic.

Share your input by attending one of these workshops. Workshops will begin at 6 p.m. local time unless noted

  • Oct. 12:
    • Crystal River: City Hall, Council Chambers – 123 U.S. Highway 19.
    • Ft. Pierce: St. Lucie County Commission Chambers, Roger Poitras Administration Annex (third floor) – 2300 Virginia Ave.
    • Jacksonville/Mayport: Mudville Grille – 3105 Beach Blvd. 
  • Oct. 13:
    • Steinhatchee: Community Center – 1013 Riverside Drive
    • Naples: Collier County Facilities Management, Training Room – 3335 Tamiami Trail E.
    • New Smyrna Beach: Brannon Center – 105 S. Riverside Drive.
  • Oct. 14:
    • Tallahassee: FWC Farris Bryant Building, 620 S. Meridian St.
    • Port Charlotte: Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners, Commission Chambers – 18500 Murdock Circle.
    • St. Augustine: Lightner Museum, West Wing (first floor) – 75 King St.
  • Oct. 18:
    • Panama City: Gulf Coast State College, Language & Literature Building – 5230 W. U.S. Highway 98.
    • Viera: Brevard County Commission Chambers, Building C (first floor) – 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way.
    • St. Petersburg: Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Karen A. Steidinger Auditorium – 100 Eighth Ave. SE.
  • Oct. 19:
    • Pensacola: City Hall, Hagler Mason Room – 222 W. Main Street.
    • Webinar: More information about how to participate in the webinar will be available on the FWC website prior to the webinar date: MyFWC.com/fishing/saltwater/rulemaking/workshops. People interested in participating may also contact the Division of Marine Fisheries Management at 850-487-0554 for more information.  Webinar will begin at 6 p.m. ET. 

If you can’t attend a workshop, visit MyFWC.com/SaltwaterComments and click on “Workshops” to submit comments. A recorded presentation will also be posted on this page in the future.

Missed the recent Redfish Summit? Learn more at MyFWC.com/Redfish2021. Thanks to Coastal Conservation Association of Florida for being the diamond sponsor of the Summit.

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