The Dates
The dates for the convention will March 16-19, 2023. A full itinerary will be published soon.

The Venue
The meeting, banquet, and auction would be held at the Saluda Shoals Environmental Center.

Registration Info: Click here to register. Payment includes all activities (trips and presentations), Banquet & Convention t-shirt.
  • Individual Registration, picnic, banquet, t-shirt, trips [$100]
  • Student Registration, picnic, banquet, t-shirt, trips [$50]
  • Individual [$100] + Spouse [$35], picnic, banquet, t-shirts, trips

Lodging will be at Hampton Inn on the Lake at Harbison, 101 Woodcross Drive. Click here to make reservations online or phone (803) 749-6999. The rate is $109 per night with two double beds. Reference the NANFA meeting when booking. There are also many other hotels within easy driving distance of the Center.

Meeting Schedule:
March 16 (Thursday): Boat electrofishing demonstration on Congaree River; visit to Columbia Dam Fishway on Broad River. They are about 10 minutes apart. Registration at Hampton Inn on the Lake
March 17 (Friday): Registration at Saluda Shoals Park Environmental Center. Talks, banquet, and auction at the Center.
March 18 (Saturday): Field trips.
March 19 (Sunday): Field trips.
March 20 (Monday): Return home.

The Talks:
Speakers on Friday will educate us on sturgeon research in South Carolina; what’s new with Bartram’s Bass; the ETY Fish Project; unraveling the Yellowfin-Greenhead-Piedmont Shiner complex; 30+ years of darter hunts in Minnesota; fish passage at the Columbia Dam Fishway; and more.

If you are actively collecting, you will need a fishing license – dip nets and small seines are permissible. Get your license here

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