NOAA Releases Preliminary Warmwater Shrimp Landings Data for April and May 2022

Last week, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for April and May 2022. In addition, NOAA continued its release of preliminary shrimp landings data from the South Atlantic, a practice begun in March 2022. NOAA reports that 3.0 million pounds […]

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NOAA’s Preliminary Reporting Shows Gulf Shrimp Landings in Line with Last Year; Agency Begins Reporting Preliminary South Atlantic Figures as Well

Yesterday, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for March and the first quarter of 2022. NOAA also, for the first time, released preliminary shrimp landings data from the South Atlantic. NOAA reports that 124,000 pounds of shrimp were landed on […]

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South Atlantic Shrimp Fishery Posts Above-Average Harvest Year in 2020

Through information made available from the state governments of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, the Southern Shrimp Alliance has compiled shrimp landings data in the South Atlantic for 2020 and the twenty years preceding it. Last year, 21.9 million pounds of shrimp (headless, shell-on equivalent weight) was landed on the east coast of Florida and in Georgia, South […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Remembers Captain Wayne Magwood

On September 11, 2020, the shrimp industry lost a Lowcountry icon and a friend to many. Captain Wayne Magwood contributed much to the U.S. shrimp industry through his passion for showcasing the shrimper’s way of life. He welcomed people on his boat, Winds of Fortune, to teach how America’s favorite seafood is produced. Magwood introduced the shrimp industry to school […]

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South Carolina SSA Meetings in 2018

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding meetings in South Carolina. Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA and Nathan Rickard from the law firm of Picard, Kentz and Rowe. (Attorneys for SSA) A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE:                                   […]

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F/V Drill Conductor Courses in GA and SC

One more reminder of all the drill conductor classes going on in GA and SC.  Last email it was 2 in SC now its 3, and all of them are free for commercial fishermen!  SO, get it while the FREE status lasts, when they run out of funding it will cost you $175.00, and the funding will run out, and […]

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Multiple FREE – AMSEA Commercial Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Courses

Drill Conductors Safety Course to be held at the following locations:   Murrells Inlet, SC – F/V Drill Conductor Workshop Date: March 9, 2017 Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others Location: Murrells Inlet Community Center, 4462 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576   Map Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287   McClellanville, SC – F/V Drill Conductor […]

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Drill Conducting Classes

Another reminder about the March 11 class here in Brunswick, and to let you know a class in Murrells Inlet has been arranged for March 9, at the Murrells Inlet Community Center, as well as a class in McClellanville on March 11, at the McClellanville Town Office. ALL are free for commercial fishermen, $175.00 for others, so it’s a good […]

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South Carolina Sunset Review Meetings in 2016

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding meetings in South Carolina.   Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA and Nathan Rickard from the law firm of Picard, Kentz and Rowe. (Attorneys for SSA) A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE:   1) McCellanville,SC                                                                                          6:00 PM, Wednesday, December 14, 2016             Town Hall                                                                         405 […]

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South Carolina Town Hall Meeting

South Carolina Town Hall Meetings in 2016     The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding town hall meetings in South Carolina.   Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA. A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE:   1. McCellanville,SC  6:00 PM, Saturday, January 30, 2016 Town Hall 405 Pinckney St. McCellanville, SC 29458 2. Beaufort, SC […]

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