October 18, 2022

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM CDT

San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk Hotel

889 East Market Street

San Antonio, TX  78205

(877) 622-3056

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA

8:30 A.M. – 9:15 A.M. CDT

I.   Introductions – N. Pearce (Chair) / L. Casterline (Vice-Chair)

II.  Revisions to Council SOPPs Regarding Fishing Violations A. Lasseter

GENERAL SESSION AGENDA

9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. CDT

1.   Introductions and Adoption of AgendaN. Pearce (Chair) / L. Casterline (Vice-Chair)

2.  Approval of Minutes (March 2022 – virtual) – N. Pearce (Chair) / L. Casterline (Vice-Chair)

GULF COUNCIL LETC ITEMS

3.  Potential Management Changes to Vermilion Snapper and Gray Triggerfish – A. Lasseter

4.  Changes to Mexico Status Due to IUU Enforcement – L. Motoi / L. Casterline

5.  IFQ Landing Transaction Discrepancies – D. Aucoin

6.  State Licensed Charters Fishing in Federal Waters – P. Carron

7.  Framework Actions to Change For-Hire Requirements – A. Lasseter

  • a.  Modifications to Location Reporting Requirements for For-Hire Vessels
  • b.  Modification of For-Hire Vessel Trip Declaration Requirements

8.  SEFHIER Program Update – SERO

9.  Return ‘Em Right – N. Haddad

10. Nomination Process for 2022 Officer/Team of the Year Award – All 

GSMFC LEC ITEMS

11. Follow-Up on the Future of the Strategic and Operations Plans – All

12. Discussion on FADs in State Waters – All

13. IJF Program Activity – S. Vanderkooy

  • a. Red Drum Profile Status
  • b. Mangrove Snapper Profile Preparations
  • c. Commission Pubs

14. State Report Highlights – All

  • a.  Florida
  • b.  Alabama
  • c.  Mississippi
  • d.  Louisiana
  • e.  Texas
  • f.  USCG
  • g.  NOAA OLE
  • h.  USFWS

15.  Other Business

End of Meeting