VIRGINIA SALTWATER FISHING TOURNAMENT AGENDA FOR TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE MEETING October 22, 2007 6:45 pm
I. Review 2007 Program - Overview of entries for 2007.
II. Release Program - Discussion of policy regarding the rewarding of Release
Citations to anglers for fish that are caught during a closed
season. Review changes made to program for 2007, which reinstated
release recognition for spot (13 inches) and Spanish mackerel
(26 inches) but removed yellowfin and bigeye tuna from
consideration for awards.
III. Flounder - Review impact of maintaining 7-pound Citation weight
IV. Spot - Review impact of lowering minimum from 1-pound, 2
ounces to 1-pound.
V. Blueline Tilefish - Review adequacy of 10-pound minimum qualifying weight
and impact of 7-fish possession limit.
VI. Houndfish - Request for the addition of houndfish to the list of species
eligible for a Release Citation.
VII. State Record Program - Status of Blueline tilefish, Golden tilefish and Snowy
VIII. Citation Appeals - Formal appeals of denied Citations.
IX. Public Comment Period - Public comment invited at 6:45 pm. Meeting will start at end
of public comment period.