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6/16/2016 7:41:54Dan MacMahonuwheadhunter@yahoo.comVery good move to increase the minimum legal length to 16". Not enough meat on a 12-14" fish to bother with. You need to separate the commercial and recreational TAC. Spring Hill FL 34610Commercial Fisher
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6/19/2016 21:28:38Woodys Fisheries woodse1@yahoo.comIncreasing the size to 16 inches on hog fish will be detrimental to fisherman and consumers alike. First of all, fisherman will be forced to discard many unnecessary hog fish secondary to the increased size, especially in more shallow waters where some commercial boats harvest. This in turn will decrease the overall population of the hog fish. Secondly, the increase will likely cause a decrease in the amount harvested therefore hurting consumers who purchase hog fish regularly. A more logical increase, or better yet compromise, would be increasing the harvest size to 14 inches. PerryCommercial Fisher
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6/20/2016 21:40:04Brent KemptonHoogboats@aol.comWith the abundance of hogfish in the gulf, there appears to be no reason to raise the size limit, other than having fish that will produce a higher harvest yield.
14" is a good number.
16" is too much, there will be a large amount of by catch from fisherman, because the majority of hogfish die after being caught on hook and line, that are released.
Please consider 14" as a new size limit.
Thankyou!
St. Petersburg, Fl. 33712Private Recreational Angler, Commercial Fisher
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6/20/2016 21:45:35Richard Taylorcamshoot@aol.comHogfish
I have been a recreational/commercial diver fisherman on Florida's West coast for going on 38 years now. I have never seen as many hogfish as I have seen in the last 5 years. Hogfish are neither overfished nor are they under too much fishing pressure. I like the idea of a small size increase (14") in order for the species to get another breeding cycle but anything more than that is un-necessary and will hurt fisherman unnecessarily.
33711Private Recreational Angler
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6/20/2016 21:57:16Ed Walkerinfo@lighttacklecharters.comAccording the latest science, hogfish north of the new genetic stock separation line (near Naples) are healthy. They are neither over-fished nor under-going overfishing. The current Council preferred alternative - increasing the size limit 33% - to 16 inches on this stock, which is genetically dissimilar to the keys and south Florida, has no scientific justification. The average hogfish here simply isn't that big. That's why your reef fish AP voted for a purely precautionary increase to 14 inches. 16 would cause a lot of hardship on local fishermen for little reason. holiday, Fl 34691Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher, Other
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6/20/2016 22:24:45Ed Walkerinfo@lighttacklecharters.comBy my estimation if the hogfish size limit In the Gulf north of Naples were increased to 16 inches, the rec and charter catch would be cut by at least half. Considering they are not overfished I can't support that just for state consistency. Especially with all the closures and restrictions on troubled stocks. Snook size limits are different in parts of Florida, redfish and trout bag limits are too. Hogfish should be as well.
My recommendation would be go with the reef fish AP recommendation of 14 inches.
holiday, fl 34691Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher, Other
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6/20/2016 22:56:45Keith Ludwigkludwig@live.comMy name is Keith Ludwig. I have been harvesting hogfish from the Dry Tortugas to Tarpon Springs since 1982. I have caught them on hook and line and spearfishing, both recreationally and commercially.
I fully support a new hogfish size limit of 14 inches.
I feel this size is scientifically supported by the research of Dr. Angela Collins who has shown that Gulf Coast Hogfish in less than 100 feet of water make their sexual transition to male at around 350 mm (13.77 inches).

Hogfish in the Gulf of Mexico are neither over fished nor undergoing overfishing. Therefore, there is no reason to make the dramatic size limit increase to 16 inches. I believe going to a 16 inch limit would reduce the shallow water hogfish harvest by as much as 80 %

I also know that hogfish caught on hook and line in water deeper than about 35 feet will expel their air bladder out of their anus unlike grouper that expel their airbladder orally. I think this makes hogfish suffer a high discard mortality. Raising the size limit to 16 inches would mean that most of the hogfish caught on hook and line between the size of 14 and 16 inches would simply be wasted.

More research on dead discard mortality is needed before size limits are raised beyond the size of most commonly caught fish.
St. Petersburg, fl 33710Private Recreational Angler, Commercial Fisher
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6/20/2016 23:07:22Steven D Papenfintasticcharter@yahoo.comAlthough I understand the need for regulations and I also understand that since anglers have found out how to catch Hogfish on hook and line that more fish are being taken than previous years, I also think that many people in the federal rule making process don't understand certain thing.
First off although we are now catching these fish on rod and reel you need to understand that they are targetable during a certain few months a year, and they are not pressured during the majority of the year. (Angler pressure during Jan-Mar, the remainder of the year there is very minimal pressure)
Second, I also understand that this species spawns more often than any other reef species so there shouldn't be a problem there.
Third, I do not think it is right to make rules for such a huge part of the gulf since by your reports Hogfish are not in any danger of overfishing here in the eastern Gulg.
Lastly, I believe if you must increase size limits on these fish that you should do so in smaller increments instead of a 4 inch increase right away. We did this with Amberjack and so far it has been a disaster in this area.
I do not think these fish are in any danger whatsoever and I strongly urge the council to take different action.
Seminole Fl 33772Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher
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6/20/2016 23:07:33Steven D Papenfintasticcharter@yahoo.comAlthough I understand the need for regulations and I also understand that since anglers have found out how to catch Hogfish on hook and line that more fish are being taken than previous years, I also think that many people in the federal rule making process don't understand certain thing.
First off although we are now catching these fish on rod and reel you need to understand that they are targetable during a certain few months a year, and they are not pressured during the majority of the year. (Angler pressure during Jan-Mar, the remainder of the year there is very minimal pressure)
Second, I also understand that this species spawns more often than any other reef species so there shouldn't be a problem there.
Third, I do not think it is right to make rules for such a huge part of the gulf since by your reports Hogfish are not in any danger of overfishing here in the eastern Gulg.
Lastly, I believe if you must increase size limits on these fish that you should do so in smaller increments instead of a 4 inch increase right away. We did this with Amberjack and so far it has been a disaster in this area.
I do not think these fish are in any danger whatsoever and I strongly urge the council to take different action.
Seminole Fl 33772Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher
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6/20/2016 23:15:22Sean Guckensean.gucken@gmail.comI fully support raising the minimum hog fish size to 14" in the Gulf stock. The Gulf stock is currently not overfished or being overfished. I do not support a size larger than 14".St Petersburg, FL 33701Private Recreational Angler
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6/20/2016 23:33:02Austin James Michael Atkins Austin7@mail.usf.edu14 inches should be the appropriate size to keep a hogfish. The stock here in pinellas county is very healthy and every time you fish or dive there is plenty of hogfish. However when fishing for
Hogfish you have to fight through so many other types of fish that it would be very difficult to successful catch your limit at 16 inches depending on how many people were on board. 14inches would be achievable and is already desired by most anglers.
Saint Petersburg, Florida , 33708Private Recreational Angler
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6/20/2016 23:33:41Kevin Bernstein Captainkevinb@gmail.comNo need to increase hogfish size limits. Largo fl 33773Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire
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6/21/2016 0:02:35Jason Guerrerajasonguerrera@yahoo.comOk the regulations against recreational fisherman are getting ridiculous. If harvest needs to be lowered it needs to come off of where it makes a real difference and that is off commercial fisherman IFQ. I have mated for commercial fisherman and I understand they need to make a living, but there are plenty high yield fish that don't have IFQ like mangrove snapper which get a good price per pound. Also if you are so concerned about them making a living then stop allowing more and more people to become commercial fishermen. Recreational fisherman contribute more to conservation then commercial, but we all know that if you limit commercial fishermen's catch, then you can't tax that fish 3 times by the time it gets to the consumer like what you do now. You are now proposing limits on hogfish which are not being over harvested, except maybe by commercial fishermen who spear like me. We need recreational fishermen as they buy boats, equipment etc at a much higher rate per pound of fish caught than commercial fishermen do. Think about that ratio. Dollar spent per pound of fish yielded. Please reconsider limiting recreational limits and focus on decreasing IFQs other meansSaint Petersburg FL 33703Private Recreational Angler, Commercial Fisher
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6/21/2016 6:22:10Patrick TooleyCapt.pat85@yahoo.comA Hogfish size increase is a big jump .. I have seen no signs of over fishing or that the stocks are in trouble.


Clearwater Fl 33764Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 6:35:05Brian Charles Mitchell JrTarponizer@yahoo.comIn regards to the matter of increasing the size limit of the generally healthy hogfish stock, please rethink the proposed action. Increasing the limit another 2", to 14" FL, will accomplish what is necessary to help preserve the species in the Gulf of Mexico. I have Dozens of years experience as a recreational angler, also a second generation commercial fisherman and former charter boat captain, my opinion of the state of the stock should hold water. Increasing the acceptable size limit to 16" FL would do more harm than good. 33756Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher
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6/21/2016 7:06:12Sonny GloverSonnyglovet@ymail.comI really hope there comes a time where change and restrictions for the private recreational angler is as equal to charter boat captains.l and commercial fishermen. We are constantly being stripped our rights to harvest fish with friends and families. We work hard and pay taxes just like everyone else. It's not fair and it's starting to get to throwing of "why even own a boat"? What is left to fish? Everything is governed so it's either very costly to go catch because you make seasons when they are in deeper waters etc. We don't make money off this, it's the one thing we love to do with our kids, friends, and families. Catch quality fish, go home and eat it. It's a beautiful family friendly lifestyle. Please start considering us. ThanksDade city, fl, 33525Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 7:35:31Chris Turnerhotfish113@hotmail.comHighly specialized fishery where 5% of the fisherman catch 95% of the fish and share their catch photos on social media. Those actions lead the general public to think the Hog Fish are everywhere. These fish have always been out there but mostly limited to scuba divers. This was true until the closure of Grouper and a few anglers figured out how to catch them so they could feed their family. When one fishery closes it puts undue pressure on another.St.Petersburg FL, 33715Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 7:39:57Steve DossStevedossrealty@yahoo.com There is no evidence that the hog snapper population has been threatened. A small increase in size limit by 2 inches is more than adequate and if any reduction should take place in bag limit it should be at least two fish per person that's only reasonable . St. Petersburg FL 33703Charter/Headboat For-Hire
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6/21/2016 7:51:30Daniel Caseyeatwelldesigns@gmail.comCatches of hogfish have not declined in our are yet. When targeting hogfish the desired result often happens.Seminole,fl. 33776Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 8:25:55Scott Hookerscotthookers@gmail.comHi There, I think that fourteen inches is an appropriate size for hogfish, being as they are not overfished or being overfished in my area.
Thanks!
St. Petersburg, FL 33702Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 9:16:29Tim GarsideTjegar@gmail.comI am opposed to the proposed increase to 16" on hogfish. We catch many 14-15" fish and I believe the 16" limit will lead to more fish kills after release them it will do good for the fishery. The fishery is very healthy where I live and the current rules seem to be working very well. Largo,fl 33777Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 11:39:52Matthew Clegg Matt.b.clegg@gmail.comThe hogfish size limit shouldn't be raised to 16 inchs, 14 inches would be acceptable.Seminole, Florida, 33772Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 12:07:45Hank Valencia hank9981@gmail.comI, nor anybody with me, ever keep 12" hogfish. I think a 14" minimum would serve us all best. Plus, making it 16" would cause unnecessary stress on all the extra hogs that must be caught and released in order to get the 16" fish. Please raise to 14", NOT 16".Seminole, FL33762Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire
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6/21/2016 12:30:18Terry M. EnglandTland@tampabay.rr.comDo not do a one size fits all for the West Florida Shelf. Due to lack of hurricanes and mild winters there are plenty of Hogfish off the west shore of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico. I have been diving since 1976 and there are presently more hogfish in the areas that I dive Sarasota to Crystal River. If you raise the limits above 14", the ,many line fisherman that have targeted hogfish, due to the many other closures, these "undersized" have a very low survivability due to the anal expansion of their air blatter. If you increase the size, your actions will just cause more fish to be "waisted".
33785Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 13:50:23Trey Sticklandtrey.stickland@yahoo.comPlease consider a 14 inch size limit for hogfish. I am a diver and take my 5 year old son hog/snapper/grunt fishing and we stay in the shallower water for this fishing 80ft or less, we don't catch many fish over 16" and we would be putting most of our catch back in the water if the size is moved to 16". That will take the fun out of going as my son loves to eat what we catch when we get back. I agree a 12" hogfish is to small normally only keep them if they are 13 inches or bigger so a 14" size would be a good size for our area here on the west cost. Thank you for allowing me to comment online as I can't attend the meetings in person due to work.
St.Petersburg FL 33702Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 14:22:09Kerry Hennessy Masterhennessy@yahoo.comI am a hook & line, spear fisherman and dive master. I see zero decline in hogfish stocks in any of the places I fish & dive on the west central gulf coast. I only shoot fish 14"-15" minimum but there are plenty of 12" fish out there, just not worth it for me to clean the wee onesBrandon, Fl 33511Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 15:01:59Taylor Danowski Tdog177@gmail.comAs a diver I see tons of hogfish. I do agree there needs to be some support for them as I'm not seeing no where as many as I used to. The recent amount of people hook and lining them is way higher then before. I think we need a raise size requirement to 14 inches and a 2 per person limit.Madeira beach, fl, 33708Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 17:46:46johnny l coxgreenenvy47@yahoo.comwe have limits up the ying yang now...wespend thousands of dollars on boats and fishing equip and can keep a couple dam fish...give me a break.....stop the commercial fishing....dade city 33525Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 20:23:39Osmanisosmanis_p@yahoo.comI agree with the size increase. However, the bag limit should remain the same. I dive the southeast region, at least twice a week. The population looks stable but the size has decreased over the past few years. Don't need to be an excpert to notice
Miami fl 33165Private Recreational Angler
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6/21/2016 21:42:42Brian Dinningdinnibj0@gmail.comI appreciate the Council's concern for our hogfish fishery, however, the western Florida Gulf hogfish population is a healthy and viable fishery. It has been scientifically proven that our hogfish population located on the western Gulf shelf are their own distinct community and completely separate from the Keys and Eastern Florida populations. As such, all three sub populations should be managed independently. Our last assessment showed a strong and healthy population of the western Gulf hogfish. There is no evidence to dispute these facts. I am in support of the proposed 14" hogfish size limit. A 16" size limit is completely unwarranted and would severely hamper the local fishing economy. Thank you.Tampa, FL 33626Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher
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6/22/2016 6:09:28Brian Dinningdinnibj0@gmail.comI appreciate the Council's concern for our hogfish fishery, however, the western Florida Gulf hogfish population is a healthy and viable fishery. It has been scientifically proven that our hogfish population located on the western Gulf shelf are their own distinct community and completely separate from the Keys and Eastern Florida populations. As such, all three sub populations should be managed independently. Our last assessment showed a strong and healthy population of the western Gulf hogfish. There is no evidence to dispute these facts. I am in support of the proposed 14" hogfish size limit. A 16" size limit is completely unwarranted and would severely hamper the local fishing economy. Thank you.Tampa, FL 33626Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher
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6/22/2016 7:24:31Chad Erik HarreldSfcustomspearfishing@hotmail.comThe current west Florida hogfish stock is not overfished, or undergoing overfishing. If there isn't an issue, don't mess with it! An increase to a 16" hogfish is an invalidated and unnecessary limitation that would impact both the rec and commercial anglers, as well as local economic activity.

I support an increase to a 14" min fork hogfish, even though the stock is not suffering. It would increase the overall stock size over time.

If a diver chooses to shoot a hogfish with a powerhead, then let them have that choice. I've never heard of anyone that has needed to yet, but it hurts nothing in allowing it, and the catch is still the same.

A defined separation of rules and management between the Monroe county Florida keys, and west coast gulf stock needs to take place. There is no reason, scientifically or otherwise to include all fisherys under one umbrella for management, different rules need to apply for different areas.

The West coast Gulf requires an actual accurate stock assesment that can prove the factual numbers and not just base it off scientific algorithms.



Saint Petersburg, FL 33707Private Recreational Angler
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6/22/2016 10:42:02Karl Morganfishkzsea@msn.com16 In. size limit is too long. 14 In. Min. is logical from my research.Indian Shores, FL33785Private Recreational Angler
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6/22/2016 12:37:21Michael bickmpbick75@gmail.comWhy must the private angler be further punished .33543Private Recreational Angler
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6/22/2016 12:40:57Chris Grauerinfo@grauertech.comHogfish in our zone(all waters of GOM north of a line extending west from 25.09 north latitude to outer boundary of EEZ), which are a separate stock from the Keys/Monroe and South Atlantic according to state and federal science and ARE NOT OVERFISHED OR UNDERGOING OVER FISHING!

However I would support increase from 12 inches to 14 inches as a size limit.
St. Petersburg, Fl, 33702Private Recreational Angler
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6/23/2016 7:14:51Dan Collinsdanpco@msn.comI am an avid spear fisherman and a coast guard licensed captain. I shoot regularly from the Florida keys to the middle grounds. Anecdotally speaking, the area south of Naples is substantially overfished for hogfish. However, things are trending that direction on the west coast as well. Furthermore, from a consumer standpoint, you simply do not derive sufficient subs finance from a 12" hogfish to justify the kill. I strongly support moving the minimum size limit to at least 15 inches and would further support 16 inches for consistency. Also a period ban during the spawning season I believe would have a huge impact on overall stocks. It is a shame to see how many egg-bearing females are shot during the spring months. Evening taking one month out of mid spawning season would allow for a substantial number of additional eggs to be laid.Private Recreational Angler, Other
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6/24/2016 18:31:39Brian Dinningdinnibj0@gmail.comI appreciate the Council's concern for our hogfish fishery, however, the western Florida Gulf hogfish population is a healthy and viable fishery. It has been scientifically proven that our hogfish population located on the western Gulf shelf are their own distinct community and completely separate from the Keys and Eastern Florida populations. As such, all three sub populations should be managed independently. Our last assessment showed a strong and healthy population of the western Gulf hogfish. There is no evidence to dispute these facts. I am in support of the proposed 14" hogfish size limit. A 16" size limit is completely unwarranted and would severely hamper the local fishing economy. Thank you.Tampa, FL 33626Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher
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6/24/2016 19:49:37Brian Dinningdinnibj0@gmail.comI appreciate the Council's concern for our hogfish fishery, however, the western Florida Gulf hogfish population is a healthy and viable fishery. It has been scientifically proven that our hogfish population located on the western Gulf shelf are their own distinct community and completely separate from the Keys and Eastern Florida populations. As such, all three sub populations should be managed independently. Our last assessment showed a strong and healthy population of the western Gulf hogfish. There is no evidence to dispute these facts. I am in support of the proposed 14" hogfish size limit. A 16" size limit is completely unwarranted and would severely hamper the local fishing economy. Thank you.Tampa, FL 33626Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher
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6/25/2016 7:38:54Brian Dinningdinnibj0@gmail.comI appreciate the Council's concern for our hogfish fishery, however, the western Florida Gulf hogfish population is a healthy and viable fishery. It has been scientifically proven that our hogfish population located on the western Gulf shelf are their own distinct community and completely separate from the Keys and Eastern Florida populations. As such, all three sub populations should be managed independently. Our last assessment showed a strong and healthy population of the western Gulf hogfish. There is no evidence to dispute these facts. I am in support of the proposed 14" hogfish size limit. A 16" size limit is completely unwarranted and would severely hamper the local fishing economy. Thank you.Tampa, FL 33626Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire, Commercial Fisher
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7/30/2016 19:40:52daledvorakerkd3aol.com16 in is to long for hog snapper 12 in and 5 per personrichfield ohio 44286Private Recreational Angler
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8/5/2016 13:38:57Rob Ruzickarob.ruzicka@gmail.comI fully support the increase in size from 12 to 16 inches. I have generally always avoided shooting hogfish 15 inches or less because the yield of meat is so small. Unfortunately, I see many spearfishers that catch their limit of 12 or 13 inch hogfish. The increased size limit will promote the conservation of the species for years to come giving them a better chance to reproduce and providing more spearfishers with opportunities. In addition, as recreational and commercial effort continues to intensify this only increases the amount of 12" hogfish that are extracted from the population if no size amendment is passed. St Petersburg, FL, 33705Private Recreational Angler
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9/22/2016 14:44:25steven impallomeniflatsman45@gmail.comI support a change in size to 14 inches. I do not support a closed season. I do not support a reduced bag limit of one fish however I would support a bag limit of three per angler.summerland key, florida 33042Private Recreational Angler, Charter/Headboat For-Hire
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2/21/2017 10:02:46Lee Starlingseanaleekw@aol.comMoving the hogfish demarcation is a travesty , borders on criminal and being based on the speculative and poor research conducted by biologists who couldn't find a rental car in a parking lot , totally false and absurd.
To change the line , makes my permit in the Keys a junk piece of paper with little value.
To eliminate my harvest of hogfish in one the richest areas hogfish population is ridiculous . I harvest over 100 lbs of hogfish regularly in a 4 hour period on a regular basis.
Just west of Key West is a thriving fishery , virtually unfished . It does have a large population of hogfish of the Gulf species ,
and we have told biologists and councils this for years , and yet they ignore our input and continue to search for fish on unproductive bottom .
I have requested a hogfish endorsement to be combined with research on this matter .
To prove that these Gulf fish are located in the area , which the biologists seem to be in denial about.
Recently when I ask FWCC biologists if they wanted inspect my catch of over 100 lbs of hogfish , the bio and her assistant actually ask if I had gone to the Tortugas to harvest them .
When they saw me leave the dock after I spoke to them hours before on the same dock . 4 hours later !
This merely highlights the lack of knowledge of the area and seems to indicate they haven't got a concept about how far it is from Key West.
After I informed them I was less than a mile away from Key West , the biologist , Mellissa Reyes ? spelling ?;
said that information would make it easier to find my spots , not once but repeated that statement 3 times .
To say the least , this did not set well with me and they were not allowed to inspect my fish .
The arrogant attitude and brash exhibition did nothing to make me provide research input for FWCC.
I am now 60 , the 40 years of experience in the area is extensive from diving full time during those years has given me valuable knowledge . It is unfortunate that your researchers lack basic knowledge of even when they spawn ; my 8 year old daughter knows , but your biologists lack experience and people skills .
The methodology used in assessing recreational fish harvest is appallingly inaccurate and at best a speculative guess , it certainly is not science on any level .
From personal discussion with these people I have determined that rather than letting data create a conclusion , they come to a conclusion first , then set out to prove ; the very opposite that science is supposed to work .
In 10 years when you find that there in no increase in the size of hogfish you will throw your hands up and say there must be something wrong , remember this letter citing your inaccurate data collection .
You have robbed me of a significant portion of my income by moving the demarcation line northward to the source of the redtide near Ft Myers , based on improper data and a political agenda .
The harvest of hogfish being allowed during mini season, when the greatest amount of environmental degradation and violations occur , is beyond logical comprehension . More undersize fish are killed and discarded during this time than any other. The new regulations will only make it worse.
This is not the first time Keys fishermen have suffered from poor legislation , the grouper IFQ system , creating a new genre of "fish barons" has also damaged our incomes and ability to fish.
Here is something you need to be aware of ;
if you ever spoke out against the IFQ system in public comment , the fish barons will "black ball" you , and leasing , buying IFQ from them is impossible . Squash the small operator, put them out of business all while the "fish barons " get rich . The vote on IFQ shares being based on landings was biased and unfair ;dual permit holders here on the demarcation line in the Keys had our landings split between the 2 areas.
A re evaluation of data collection and an examination of the system is needed.
Want accurate data , proving the Gulf species hogfish is alive , well and prolific in the area west of Key West ?
Create a hogfish endorsement and get real data, not speculation.
Thanks for listening ,
Lee Starling


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