February 16, 2017

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a series of meetings to gather public comments on Reef Fish Amendment 46, which considers modifying the rebuilding timeline; commercial and recreational annual catch limits (ACLs) and annual catch targets (ACTs); recreational closed season, bag limit, and minimum size limit; and commercial trip limit.  For draft documents and other learning materials, visit our scoping through implementation page: http://tinyurl.com/public-materials.

Public hearings begin at 6:00 p.m. local time on the following dates and locations:

Monday, March 6, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Five Rivers Delta Resource Center
30945 Five Rivers Boulevard
Spanish Fort, AL 36527
(251) 625-0814

Monday, March 6, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn
6717 S. Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
(361) 991-8200

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Destin Community Center
101 Stahlman Avenue
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 654-5184

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Courtyard Marriott
9550 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston Island, TX 77554
(409) 497-2850

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Hilton Carillon Park
950 Lake Carillon Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
(727) 540-0050

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm EST
Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2003305067287307265

Submit comments online before March 28, 2017: http://tinyurl.com/Triggerfish2017