The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet April 3-6, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Winfrey Hotel, located at 1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham, Alabama 35244.
The Gulf Council’s Standing, Reef Fish, Shrimp, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees to Meet
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a two and one-half day meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committees. The meeting will convene on Monday, March 27, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Gulf Council Hosts a Public Hearing Webinar to Gather Input on Modifications to the Commercial Individual Fishing Quota Program
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a webinar to gather public comments on Reef Fish Amendment 36A, which considers modifying the commercial individual fishing quota program.
Request for Comments: Modifications to Commercial Permit Restrictions for King and Spanish Mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Federal Waters
NOAA Fisheries requests your comments on a proposed rule to remove the restriction on fishing for and retaining the recreational bag limit of king and Spanish mackerel.
King Mackerel Trip Limit to Remain at 50 Fish per Day for Commercial Hook-And-Line Vessels Fishing in the Florida East Coast Subzone
The daily vessel trip limit will remain at 50 fish per day for commercial hook-and-line vessels fishing for Gulf group king mackerel in federal waters of the Florida east coast subzone.
Commercial Hook-and-Line Harvest of King Mackerel in Federal Waters of the Florida West Coast Southern Subzone Will Close on February 25, 2017
Commercial hook-and-line harvest of king mackerel in federal waters of the Florida West Coast Southern Subzone will close on February 25, 2017.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a series of meetings to gather public comments on Reef Fish Amendment 46.
The SERO Permits office is now issuing one decal per fishery permit for the Gulf of Mexico Charter/Headboat for Reef Permit and Gulf of Mexico Charter/Headboat for Migratory Pelagics.
NOAA Fisheries announces a final rule for for yellowtail snapper in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf). This rule modifies the gear requirement for the commercial harvest and adjusts the fishing year for both commercial and recreational fishermen.
Advisory panels are charged with advising the Council on specific fishery issues and are comprised of individuals who are knowledgeable and interested in the conservation and management of the fishery resources, or who are engaged in the harvest of Gulf of Mexico managed species.