For Immediate Release

November 15, 2018

 

The Gulf Council to Hold Public Hearings and Webinar on Draft  Amendment 50 – State Management of Recreational Red Snapper

 

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold ten public hearings and a webinar to solicit public comments on Draft Amendment 50 – State Management of Recreational Red Snapper.  The Council is currently considering state management that would provide flexibility to the Gulf states to set the recreational red snapper fishing season and potentially other management measures.

 

The public hearings and webinar will begin at 6 p.m. local time. Dates and locations are as follows:

Monday, December 3, 2018
Sanders Beach – Corrine Jones Center
913 South I Street
Pensacola, FL 35202
(850) 436-5670

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
City of Destin Community Center
101 Stahlman Avenue
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 654-5184

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
64 South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 438-4000

Monday, December 10, 2018
Embassy Suites
4914 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 228-7164

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Imperial Palace (IP) Casino and Resort
850 Bayview Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
(228) 436-3000

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Via Webinar, 6:00 pm, EST
Register for webinar here.

Monday, January 7, 2019
Hyatt Place Fort Myers at the Forum
2600 Champion Ring Road
Ft. Myers, FL 33905
(239) 418-1844

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park
950 Lake Carillon Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
(727) 540-0050

Monday, January 14, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott Brownsville
3955 N. Expressway
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 350-4600

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Omni Hotels Corpus Christi
900 North Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 887-1600

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
League City Civic Center and Recreation Center
300 West Walker Street
League City, TX 77573
(281) 554-1190

To view the documents and video, or submit and read comments follow the links below:

 

 

Written public comments must be received on or before 5 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. 

 

Comments may be submitted online via the Council’s website or the Submit Comment link included here. Written comments may also be emailed to gulfcouncil@gulfcouncil.org.