We are in day 6 of the 40 Days
Some how NMFS says that so far this year we have caught
Estimate Status Year Common Name Total Catch (A+B1+B2) PSE
PRELIMINARY 2012 RED SNAPPER 65,391 57.8
Red Snapper, although they have thus far been unopened.
0 have been actually landed
o have been actually observed
and all have been released alive, but a 40% release mortality will be employed so that is 26154 and if last year average is any indication then so far we have hit 180,000 pounds of our quota.
So far this year effort and participation is off by about 30%
With 6 days in we have had 3 days with fish indices below -3, 2 days of 0 or 1 and 1 day of +2
West winds have been blowing......