Legislation Seeks to Exempt Virginia Anglers from Federal Fees and Retain Boat License

The General Assembly has passed Senator Northam’s SB668 to exempt Virginia anglers from having to pay the $25 fee associated with the Federally-mandated National Saltwater Angler Registry. SB668 has been amended to create a state-level angler identification system, similar to … Continued

MAFMC to Hold Catch Shares Workshop March 16-18 in Williamsburg, VA

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) will host an educational workshop March 16-18, 2010 on “catch shares.” The workshop will be conducted in cooperation with the Fisheries Leadership and Sustainability Forum, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), and the … Continued