Access Point Angler Intercept Survey At-a-Glance

February 07, 2018

On the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from Maine to Alabama, the Marine Recreational Information Program gathers catch information through in-person interviews with anglers at public access fishing sites. Samplers count and interview all anglers at each site. During the interview, samplers measure and weigh all landed fish and ask how many of each species anglers released. The following are questions frequently asked about this survey.