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Federal legislation would change how red snapper fishing is regulated

A Louisiana congressman is fighting to overhaul federal fisheries regulations, including those governing popular charter boats that lure tourists from around the country to the Pensacola area to fish for red snapper. U.S. Rep. Garrett Graves, a Republican, sponsored the Modern Fish Act and the Red Snapper Act of 2017. Both bills passed the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources this month and should be debated by the full House early next year. “Passage […]

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