Thirty-nine days. That’s how long the red snapper fishing season was extended … which, if you don’t know much about fishing seasons might not sound like a lot. BUT. The season was supposed to be three days. Yea, three!
Why the extension, and why should you care?
The U.S. Department of Commerce, along with the five gulf states, decided to extend the private angler red snapper fishing season to last a full 42 days because “the economic benefit is greater than the harm to the species.” Continue reading “What’s to Become of Red Snapper in the Gulf Waters?”