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AGENDA FOR 2007 VSWFT COMMITTEE

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 minimum.

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 Grouper.

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.

X.     Other Business  

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