January 25 – 28, 2021

Meeting Time is Eastern Time Zone

via Adobe Connect Webinar (no need to pre-register – use this link daily to join the meeting)

Important Links

Log in Council Meeting Webinar:  January 25-28, 2021

Register for After Council Meeting Q & A:  Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 5:00 – 6:00 PM EST

Public Testimony Instructions:  Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 2:30 – 5:00 PM EST

Note:  These tabs will be updated on January 8, 15, and 22

AGENDA AND SUMMARY DOCUMENTS

Monday, January 25, 2021

COMMITTEE SESSIONS

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST:  Administrative/Budget (Tab G) – Mr. Dyskow

Break - 15 Minutes

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM EST: Sustainable Fisheries Committee (Tab E) – Mr. Diaz

Lunch Recess

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST:  Outreach & Education (Tab O) – Mr. Dyskow

Break - 15 Minutes

2:45 PM – 5:00 PM EST:  Mackerel (Tab C) – Mr. Riechers

Adjourn for the Day

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT:  Reef Fish Committee (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Break - 15 Minutes

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM EST:  Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

  • Final Action:  Framework Action:  Modification of the Gulf of Mexico Lane Snapper Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

Lunch Recess

12:45 PM – 2:15 PM EDT:  Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Break - 15 Minutes

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM EST:  Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Adjourn for the Day

After Council Meeting Q & A

Q&A Session

Gulf Council and NOAA Fisheries

Public Virtual Question and Answer Session

featuring Dr. Frazer, Dr. Porch, and Mr. Strelcheck

Tuesday, January 26, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Participants will be able to listen online through the GoToWebinar application or through the phone.  If you want to speak to ask a question, you must join the webinar online.  Alternatively, during the meeting, you can email questions to gulfcouncil@gulfcouncil.org or text them to (813) 317-6220 and a staff member will ask on your behalf.

See LINK above to register to join the session online using your computer or smartphone.

To listen in by phone, call :  1- (631) 992-3221, access code:  142.143.734

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST:  Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Lunch Recess

FULL COUNCIL

All times listed are EST

Break - 15 Minutes

All times listed are EST

    • 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM:  Public Comment – Dr. Frazer
      • Final Action:  Amendment Reef Fish 48/Red Drum 5:  Status Determination Criteria and Optimum Yield for Reef Fish and Red Drum
      • Final Action:  Framework Action:  Adjust State Recreational Red Snapper Catch Limits
      • Final Action:  Framework Action:  Modification of Gray Triggerfish Catch Limits
      • Final Action:  Framework Action:  Modification of the Gulf of Mexico Lane Snapper Catch Limits and Accountability Measures
      • Open Testimony on Other Fishery Issues or Concerns

Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, January 28, 2021

FULL COUNCIL

All times listed are EST

      • Committee Reports 
        • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM:  Administrative/Budget (Tab G) – Mr. Dyskow
        • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM:  Outreach and Education (Tab O) – Mr. Dyskow
        • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM:  Mackerel (Tab C) – Mr. Riechers

Break - 15 Minutes

All times listed are EST

      • Committee Reports – continued 
        • 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM:  Sustainable Fisheries (Tab E) – Mr. Diaz
        • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM:  Reef Fish (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Lunch Recess

All times listed are EST

      • Committee Reports – continued
        • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM:  Reef Fish continued (Tab B) Ms. Guyas
      • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM:  Supporting Agencies Update (Tab R) Dr. Frazer
      • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM:  Other Business (Tab U) Dr. Frazer
End of Meeting

Next Council Meeting

April 12 – 15, 2021

Hybrid Meeting (Virtual and Face-to-Face)

Hilton Tampa Airport Hotel

2225 N. Lois Avenue

Tampa, FL  33607

(813) 877-6608