Gulf Council Meeting Agenda

April 4 - 7, 2016

Doubletree Hotel
6505 Interstate Highway 35-N
Austin, Texas

Agenda and Summary Documents

Committee Sessions

Monday, April 4, 2016

8:30 am - 9:00 am: Administrative/Budget Committee (Tab G) - Leann Bosarge, Chair

9:00 am - 10:00 am: Data Collection Committee (Tab F) - Greg Stunz, Chair

10:00 am - 10:15 am: Break

10:15 am - 12:15 pm: Shrimp Management Committee (Tab D) - Leann Bosarge, Chair

-Recess-

1:45 pm - 3:45 pm: Mackerel Management Committee (Tab C) - Pam Dana, Chair

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm: Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Law Enforcement Committee (Tab L) - Doug Boyd, Chair

-Recess-

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

8:30 am - 5:00 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) - Johnny Greene, Chair

-Recess-

NMFS Question and Answer Session immediately following Committee - Crabtree

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

8:30 am - 9:30 am: Reef Fish Management Committee continued (Tab B) - Johnny Greene, Chair

9:30 am - 10:15 am: Gulf SEDAR Committee continued (Tab I) - Kevin Anson, Chair

Council Session

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

-Recess-

  • 1:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Public Comment - Anson
    • Final Action - Coastal Migratory Pelagics Amendment 26 - Changes in Allocations, Stock Boundraies and Sale Provisions for Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Migratory Groups of King Mackerel
    • Final Action - Framework Action to Modify Red Grouper Annual Catch Limits
    • Final Action - Framework Action to Modify Commercial Gear Requirements and Recreational/Commercial Fishing Year for Yellowtail Snapper
    • Final Action - South Atlantic Amendment - Modifications to Charter Vessel and Headboat Reporting Requirements
    • Open Testimony on any Other Fishery Issues or Concerns

- Recess -

Thursday, April 7, 2016

- Recess -

  • 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Committee Reports continued
    • Reef Fish (continued) (Tab B) - Greene
  • 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm: Vote on Exempted Fishing Permit Applications (if any) - Anson

- Adjourn -