Gulf Council

Gulf Council’s Standing, Reef Fish, Red Drum and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees will Meet via Webinar

Meeting Notice April 25, 2019 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, Red Drum, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees. The meeting will convene at 2:00 p.m., EDT and adjourn by 5:00 p.m., EDT on Thursday, May 9 2019. The Scientific and Statistical Committees will address the following:…

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April Council Update

For Immediate Release April 10, 2019   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council met last week in Biloxi, Mississippi. The following is a brief overview of what was accomplished:   State Management of Private Recreational Red Snapper The Council took final action on Reef Fish Amendment 50: State Management for Recreational Red Snapper. The…

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Gulf Council Votes to Allow State Management of Recreational Red Snapper for Private Anglers

For Immediate Release April 4, 2019   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council met this week in Biloxi, Mississippi and took final action on Reef Fish Amendment 50: State Management for Recreational Red Snapper.   The Council chose to delegate management authority of the private angling component for recreational red snapper fishing to each…