Virginia's Young Fishermen’s Initiative Workshop


The vision for “Young Fishermen’s Workshop” is to provide an opportunity for younger generation fishermen (and women) to continue (or begin) their involvement in commercial fishing and preserve the fishing heritage through workshops, training, and networking opportunities. 

Upcoming Events:

January 2025 - Date TBA

What do participants get out of attending?
  • Training sessions in marketing, business management, public communication, the fisheries regulatory process, and the science of fisheries management
  • Meet, socialize, and talk about issues with other young fishermen from around Virginia, as well as  fishing industry leaders, fishery managers, and scientists  
2023 Workshop Agenda


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