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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Gulf Council Suggest Modifications to Red Grouper Annual Catch Limits and Annual Catch Targets

For Immediate Release April 4, 2019   At its meeting this week in Biloxi, Mississippi, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council took final action to modify the red grouper annual catch limits and annual catch targets.   The Council chose to set the red grouper annual catch limits and annual catch targets based on…

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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…

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