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Four workshops begin this Sunday on offshore fishing regs

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NOAA Fisheries Service will be conducting five workshops in the Florida Gulf Coastal Region to provide information regarding the federal regulations which pertain to offshore recreational and commercial regulations.

The workshops will be an informative public program aimed at clarification of existing offshore regulations for individuals who are fishing in state and federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico (not a public hearings to discuss proposed new regulations). Information will be provided regarding license and permit requirements, seasons, required equipment, and length and bag limits.

Workshops: All Workshops 6:00 to 10:00 PM
• Sunday March 10, 2013, Florida Sea Grant 2728 E. 14th St. Panama City, FL 850 784-6105
• Monday March 11, 2013, Carrabelle City Hall/ Service Complex 1001 Gray Ave Carrabelle, FL 850 697-2727
• Tuesday March 12, 2013, FWC Senator Kirkpatrick Marine Lab 11350 SW 153rd Court Cedar Key, FL
• Wednesday March 13, 2013, Madeira Beach City Hall, Madeira Beach, FL