Advocacy Update November 2019

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Advocacy Update November 2019

COASTAL CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION MISSISSIPPI ADVOCACY UPDATE November 2019 ADVOCACY UPDATE is an informational release from CCA Mississippi intended to keep members aware of current issues and activities of the state and national association. News releases will also reach members with more pressing issues that warrant action by the association and may solicit member involvement.  FORAGE…

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Advocacy Update October 2019

ADVOCACY UPDATE is an informational release from CCA Mississippi intended to keep members aware of current issues and activities of the state and national association. News releases will also reach members with more pressing issues that warrant action by the association and may solicit member involvement.  MENHADEN ISSUE IN THE ATLANTIC; GULF OF MEXICO NEXT?…

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CCA License Plates Now Available!

CCA license plates are now available at your county tax office!! Pick yours up when you renew your tags! It costs an additional $31.00, of which $24.00 comes right back to CCA MS! Check with your county tax office for more details.

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Show Support For HB98.

CALL TO ACTION! Contact your Mississippi State Senator and show your support for HB98. This bill has not come out of the Senate Ports & Marine Resources yet. Tuesday is the deadline! HB98 would protect our marine resources from the use of most nets within ½ mile of the Cat Island shoreline. Many people were…

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Commission on Marine Resources Charged DMR Executive Director Spraggins

At its meeting March 1, the Commission on Marine Resources charged DMR Executive Director Spraggins with the difficult and controversial task of deciding whether it is in the best interest of the Spotted Seatrout fishery to close following the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway. CCA Mississippi goes on record as opposing any action based…

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Advocacy Update – February 12, 2019

CMR PASSES NET REGULATION CHANGES AND FILES NOTICE OF INTENT: PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019. When the CMR appointed the Gear Type Task Force, the expectation was that the first task of his group would be to address definitions of net gear types that would be presented to the Commission with a…

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Advocacy Update – January 16, 2019

COMMISSION ON MARINE RESOURCES MEETING, JANUARY 15, 2019. Those attending the CMR meeting on January 15, 2019, endured four hours of “discussion” on various motions with some outcomes that should be approved by recreational anglers. Attending this meeting were Chairman Steve Bosarge, Commissioners Mark Havard (Recreational), Ronnie Daniels (Charterboat Captains), and Natalie Guess (Environmental). Executive…

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Advocacy Update – November 30, 2018

COMMISSION ON MARINE RESOURCES MEETING, NOVEMBER 27, 2018: The CMR meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, was long (9:00 – 1:30) and addressed an agenda that included important issues to CCA members. Members should be aware that aspects of the proceedings of the CMR meetings are available on the Department of Marine Resources website, www.dmr.ms.gov,…

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