From the American Saltwater Guides Affiliation:

Within the face of traditionally insurmountable adversity, there’s nonetheless an opportunity that conservation can win in Louisiana. These odds are instantly as a result of unification of a strong neighborhood voice. We are able to’t cool down now.

On Tuesday, the Joint Oversight Committee deemed that the proactive discover of intent (NOI) for Louisiana Redfish Administration now we have been pushing for was “unacceptable.” It was evident solely minutes into this listening to that the Committee had made their minds up for causes apart from public remark earlier than this listening to even started.

The Home selected to not help a 13-year rebuilding timeline, stating they’d as a substitute wager the way forward for this fishery in opposition to a 30-year timeline. The Senate opted to not vote on the NOI. Whereas this Committee could have deemed essentially the most cheap strategy to rebuilding this fishery “unacceptable,” we discover questioning the sanctity of sound information and committing to a 30-year timeline “unacceptable.”

Fortunately, this marketing campaign doesn’t finish right here. The Joint Oversight Committee solely has the ability to deem an NOI “acceptable” or “unacceptable” earlier than it heads to the Governor’s desk.

Now, a worthy Discover of Intent to rebuild the Louisiana Redfish inventory sits on the Governor’s desk alongside hundreds of public feedback, model sign-ons, and stacks of supporting scientific proof from the fishery and the business. And right here’s the place we’d like you…


Be a part of us in calling on Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards to VETO the choice of the Joint Oversight Committee and approve this NOI to rebuild this world-class fishery in a good, equitable, and well timed method.

All emails ought to be directed to ( Please ship a respectful and inspiring e mail expressing your help for this NOI and your want to see Louisiana Redfish again on monitor within the quickest timeline attainable! Instance:

SUBJECT: Veto Oversight Committee & Help Fast Redfish Restoration

BODY: “I help the redfish NOI with a discount of 55% to get the grownup inhabitants of redfish again to acceptable ranges inside an affordable timeline.”

There’s no time to attend. Ship your e mail as quickly as attainable. Louisiana redfish want your voice.

Let the state of Louisiana know what redfish imply to you.

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