recfin Goals

  1. Develop and implement a State/Federal cooperative program for a coastwide marine recreational fisheries data system.

  2. Coordinate collection, management, and dissemination of Pacific coast marine recreational fishery data.

  3. Provide the data in a central location on a timely basis in the format needed to support state and federal work on Pacific marine recreational fisheries.

  4. Reduce and avoid duplication of data collection efforts between RecFIN members.