Thu., April 28, 2011 3:29pm
Federal fisheries managers have cancelled plans to ban bottom-fishing off Georgia's coast. The plan effectively would have closed many commercial fishing operations in a bid to save the over-fished red snapper. But some fishermen still aren't happy.
Fri., December 10, 2010 2:05pm
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council had planned to eliminate bottom-fishing in a nearly 5,000 sq. mi. area of the Atlantic coast, including Georgia. But they have dropped those plans after hearing from fishermen who said that they would be hurt and scientists who said that a bottom-fishing ban was not needed to keep the species healthy.
Mon., July 5, 2010 12:00am
Georgia's underwater national park, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, studies fish on a recent voyage.
Fri., March 5, 2010 3:15pm
A federal panel has decided that a long-term no-catch zone shouldn't includ