VIRGINIA SALTWATER FISHING TOURNAMENT AGENDA FOR TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE MEETING October 25, 2006 6:45 pm
I. Review 2006 Program - Review entries for 2006,
recent trends, and consider impacts on program; review program philosophy
embraced last three years to make Citation standards true
"trophy" standards and how raising several minimums
has impacted program; reaffirm our long range program
philosophy and how plans can be made to ensure program
is consistent to our goals for "trophy" catches and conservation.
II. Release Program - Review changes made to program
for 2006, which dropped release recognition for several species of fish.
III. Flounder - Consider impact of continued
large number of Citations registered with regard to possible increase in minimum award standards.
IV. Spot - Review impact of raising minimum to 1 lb., 2 oz.;
consider whether Citation standard should stay or be lowered back to 1 pound.
V. Blueline Tilefish - Request for inclusion in Citation
and State record programs.
VI. Citation Certificate - Combining catches and releases.
VII. Citation Appeals - Formal appeals of denied Citations
VIII. Public Comment Period - Public comment invited at
6:45 pm. Meeting will start at end of public comment period.