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Meet the Council – Susan Boggs and JD Dugas

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is responsible for making fishery management recommendations that provide the greatest overall benefit to the nation. This year, the Council welcomes two new members who represent the recreational fishing sector.  Susan Boggs Susan Boggs prioritizes two things in life, her family and her career. In addition to owning…

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Commercial Harvest of King Mackerel will Close in the Western Zone on October 5, 2018

FB18-064 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: October 1, 2018 CONTACT: Susan Gerhart, 727-824-5305, Susan.Gerhart@noaa.gov WHAT/WHEN/WHERE: Commercial harvest of king mackerel in federal waters of the Western Zone will close at 12:00 pm, local time, on October 5, 2018. Commercial harvest will reopen at 12:01 am, local time, on July 1, 2019. WHY THIS CLOSURE IS HAPPENING: The 2018/2019…