many Bay Shrimping licenses exist?
A. Approximately 2500.? That number can only be officially determined once a year, on
August 31st, by TPWD.
Q.? What is the average
price paid for a Bay Shrimping license?
A.? In round nine, the last round completed, the average price paid was $6254 per
Q.? How many Bay Shrimping
licenses were available to buy?
A.? In round nine, there were 223 bids by license holders and 142 licenses purchased
for a total of $888,000.? 81 bids were left on the table unpurchased.?
Q.? How many licenses has
A.? 12, and we retired 3 boats as well.
Q.? What are the sources of
revenue for SCA?
A.? We are 100% funded by donations.
Q.? Does SCA accept
donations of any size?
A.? Yes, all donations, small or large, are accepted and appreciated.
Q.? What accounting method
does SCA use?
A. SCA-Texas is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and uses accounting methods that are
consistent and in compliance with standards that are required by various regulatory
parties. SCA Texas utilizes the services of licensed certified public accountants and
professional taxation accountants to manage all accounting functions.
Q.? Does SCA have an
official position on the Proposed Trout Regulations Changes?
A.? SCA as an organization does not take a "position" on any issue.?
We are a direct action group of individuals and work on direct action projects only.?
Q? What direct action
projects has SCA been involved in?
A.? In the last 12 months, we assisted with Kid Fish in La Porte, The Crab Trap
Cleanup with TPWD and plan to participate in a beach cleanup project.? Our members
will also be assisting in the Drum Tournament for the physically challenged in
Q.? Does SCA buy the
licenses through TPWD?
A.? No, SCA's money will go directly to the seller of the license.? Once we
obtain the license, we turn it over to the State for retirement.?
Q? Does SCA have salaried
A.? No, all of our officers are volunteers.? We have no paid staff.
Q.? What are SCA's plans
after the $3 fee on Saltwater Stamps that is currently going towards the buy backs sunsets
A.? We plan to continue the Shrimp License buy back effort on our own.