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NOAA Fisheries News

  • KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries announces the final rule for Regulatory Amendment 29 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Regulatory Amendment 29). This final rule modifies gear requirements for the fishery and encourages best fishing practices. 

 

Readily Available for Use

Video Instructions

Examples

Weighted Hooks

Attached to an easily accessible, separate rod and reel or handline capable of reeling up a sizable lead with weight sufficient to descent targeted fish.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AT9K-zyVpB4

  • Captain Roy’s Fish Saver Device
  • Shelton Fish Descender
  • Homemade weighted hook.

Lip Clamp Devices

Attached to an easily accessible, separate rod and reel or handline capable of reeling up a sizable lead with weight sufficient to descent targeted fish.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqBEPBDdbqJg

 

  • Seaqualizer
  • RokLees EcoLeeser
  • Blacktip Catch and Release Tool

Box Type Devices

Attached to length of rope sufficient to descent fish to a minimum of 60 feet or, ideally, the depth of capture.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaXpBMY0_rM

 

  • Inverted utility crate with a mounted weight
  • Recompression cage with mounted weights.


                         

  • Patrick Downs