Have An Opinion On Shore-based Shark Fishing? Attend Workshop In Bradenton


Bradenton, Fla.(970 WFLA)- A meeting tonight could lead to some changes for fishermen.  The FWC is holding a meeting in Bradenton to discuss new rules for shore-based shark fishing.  Officials want to balance the needs of the fishermen with the concerns of beach visitors.  

Tonight's meeting will take place at 6:00 at State College of Florida's Library and Learning center.  

Have an opinion on shore-based shark fishing? Now is the time to share. Attend a workshop.

Here's a list of future workshops, each one starts at 6 p.m. local time:

·July 18: Bradenton, State College of Florida, Library and Learning Center - Together Manatee Community Room, 5840 26th St. W. 

·July 19: Ft. Myers, Joseph P. D’Alessandro Office Complex, Room 165 C & D, 2295 Victoria Ave. 

·Aug. 6: Panama City, Gulf Coast State College, The Russell C. Holley and Herbert P. Holley Language and Literature Building, Sarzin Lecture Hall, 5230 W. U.S. Highway 98. 

·Aug. 7: Pensacola, Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center - Parks & Recreation Department, 913 S. I St. 

·Aug. 20: South Daytona, Piggotte Community Center, Reception Hall Room, 504 Big Tree Road. 

·Aug. 21: Jacksonville, Jacksonville University, J. Henry Gooding Building - Swisher Auditorium, 2800 University Blvd. N. 

·Aug. 27: Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Beach Community Center, 509 Ocean Ave. 

·Aug. 28: West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Department of Planning, Zoning & Building - The Vista Center, 2300 N. Jog Road. 

·Aug. 29: Miami, Miami City Hall - Commission Main Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive. ·Aug. 30: Key Colony Beach, City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Drive.

If you cannot attend a meeting, click here to submit comments on-line. 

Graphic credit: MyFWC


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