Fin Fish Advisory Committee Meeting

Posted January 29, 2014

Colonial Beach, VA — The Potomac River Finfish Advisory Committee, which is comprised of private citizens and industry representatives, will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 in the John T. Parran Hearing Room in the PRFC Office, Colonial Beach, Virginia.

Items on the agenda will include, but may not be limited to: discussion and recommendations on options for commercial and recreational seasons, size and creel limits for Summer Flounder, Black Sea and Striped Bass (recreational only). There will be discussions on the Blue Catfish winter fishery and the Largemouth Bass state of the river report. The committee will review the Striped Bass commercial hook and line fishery performance and quota under attainment. Other discussions will take place dealing with law enforcement Issues, proposed changes to fish trot lines, and bow fishing regulations.

The Committee will also solicit nominations for committee membership vacancies.

This meeting is open to the public and all interested persons are invited to attend. PRFC does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities; therefore, if you are in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability, please call (804) 224-7148 or (800) 266-3904 no later than three workdays prior to the meeting date and identify your needs.

The Potomac River Fisheries Commission coordinates regulations with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) and the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, (DGIF) and with the other Atlantic coastal states through the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC).