Thank you for helping us better understand the needs and opinions of coastal Georgia's saltwater fishing community! Please answer the following to the best of your ability. For more information, reference CRD's 2018 Saltwater Fishing Satisfaction Survey and 2017 Report.

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* 1. Are you a Charter Captain or recreational fisherman?

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* 2. On average, how many days per year do you spend saltwater fishing in Georgia?

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* 3. What is the primary reason that you, as a Georgia saltwater angler, choose to fish? (Choose only one)

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* 4. On a scale from 1 (not at all satisfied) to 4 (extremely satisfied), please rate your impression of the following, in your experience as a saltwater angler.

  1- Very unsatisfied 2 - Somewhat unsatisfied 3 - Mostly satisfied 4 - Very satisfied Unsure or no opinion
CRD's management of Georgia's marine resources
CRD's ability to inform the public about health and conservation issues
Current saltwater regulations
Georgia DNR - Coastal Resources Division - OVERALL
CRD's ability to inform the public about fishing laws and regulations
Fishing opportunities provided by CRD

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* 5. If you are unsatisfied with the current saltwater regulations, do you feel they are:

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* 6. On a scale from 1 (not at all satisfied) to 4 (extremely satisfied), please rate your impressions of the areas you typically fish:

  1- Very unsatisfied 2 - Somewhat unsatisfied 3 - Mostly satisfied 4 - Very satisfied N/A - I do not fish these areas Unsure or no opinion
Nearshore (beaches to 3 miles offshore)
Offshore (more than 3 miles offshore)
Inshore areas (rivers/creeks)

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* 7. On a scale from 1 (not at all satisfied) to 4 (extremely satisfied), please rate your red drum fishing satisfaction level

  1- Very unsatisfied 2 - Somewhat unsatisfied 3 - Mostly satisfied 4 - Very satisfied N/A - I do not fish for red drum Unsure or no opinion
Number(s) caught
Support for the harvest season
Average size caught
Current RED DRUM regulations
Red Drum fishing in coastal Georgia OVERALL

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* 8. What percent of legal drum do you typically RELEASE?

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* 9. Do you support a change in slot size for Georgia? (Georgia's current slot size is 14-23". South Carolina's is 15-23" and Florida's is 18-27".)

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* 10. Do you support a change in creel limit for Georgia? (Georgia's current limit is 5 per person with no boat limit. South Carolina and Northeast Florida's are 2 per person and 6 per boat.)

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* 11. Overall, how important is Georgia’s coast to you (beaches, waterways, rivers, etc.)?

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* 12. How knowledgeable do you consider yourself about Georgia’s coast and conservation issues?

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* 13. In the past year, how many coastal education programs have you or your family participated in?

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* 14. How comfortable do you feel taking action on the conservation issues you believe in?

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* 15. With which statements do you agree? (check all that apply)

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