February 18, 2016

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

By David Rainer If regional management of the red snapper fishery in the Gulf of Mexico is going to be realized any time soon, it’s apparently not going to be through the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The Gulf Council met recently in Orange Beach, Ala., and Amendment 39, […]
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June 11, 2015

The Dead Snapper Society

By Fred Garth The red snapper, a fish we love to catch and eat, has caused as much political wrangling, meetings of powerful people, controversial news stories and wadded up panties than the bungled mess in the Middle East. After the feds announced a paltry nine-day season from June 1-10, […]
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June 2, 2014

Snapper Gate

Ever since the Feds shortened the red snapper season to 11 days – the shortest in the history of mankind – I’ve been doing some research of my own. I’ve asked my fishing friends if they know why the season was cut to a tiny nub. In almost 100% of […]
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