For-Hire Data Collection in the Greater Atlantic
This rack card explains how NOAA Fisheries collects recreational fishing data from for-hire captains and clients in the Greater Atlantic.
This rack card provides an overview of the programs that are used to collect recreational fishing data from for-hire captains and clients in the Greater Atlantic. It explains why for-hire fishing data is an important part of estimating total recreational catch, and demonstrates how captains and crew can help support the conservation and management of U.S. fish stocks. More detailed information about for-hire data collection programs, as well as information about how NOAA Fisheries and its partners are working to streamline reporting, can be found in the For-Hire Data Collection in the Greater Atlantic Fact Sheet.