Red snapper buy-in: When states agree, the feds should listen
Written by Bob Shipp
In all likelihood there have never been as many Gulf Red Snapper in recorded history. In spite of these soaring populations, a broken system of federal management is precluding what would otherwise be a robust and sustainable economic driver to a regional economy in desperate need of a break.
Last year the recreational season was limited to 9 days in federal waters and this year's season is 10 days. Just 10 days with only a single weekend -- for anglers in their own boats to catch perhaps the most popular offshore fish in the Gulf.
2015 Bassmaster Classic being held in Greenville, SC. Louisiana had three great anglers participating this year; Elite Series Pros Cliff Crochet & Greg Hackney, and the winner of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series, Brett Preuett. View some exclusive video on all these anglers. Hear what they have to say before they compete. See the final weighin!