No. 16-30137.

846 F.3d 99 (2017)

COASTAL CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION; Charles A. Caplinger, IV; Adam Guillory; George A. Huye, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Penny S. Pritzker, Secretary; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator; National Marine Fisheries Service, Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator, Defendants-Appellees v. Charter Fisherman's Association, Intervenor-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Filed January 17, 2017.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark C. Rutzick , Oak Hill, VA, Albert Kirk Gasperecz, Esq. , Adams & Reese, L.L.P., New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

David C. Shilton, Esq. , Mark A. Brown , U.S. Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Washington, DC, for Defendants-Appellees.

Adam Babich , Michelle Felterman , Tulane University, Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, New Orleans, LA, for Intervenor-Appellee

Monica Burke Goldberg , Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC, J. Timothy Hobbs , K & L Gates, L.L.P., Seattle, WA, for Amici Curiae.

Before STEWART, Chief Judge, SMITH and DENNIS, Circuit Judges.

Several private anglers and the Coastal Conservation Association, a group representing private anglers (collectively, CCA), appeal the district court's summary judgment dismissal of their lawsuit, which challenged Amendment 40 to the Reef Fish Fishery Management Plan and the Final Rule implementing that amendment. Because...

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