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January Council Update

For Immediate Release February 6, 2019   State Management of Recreational Red Snapper The Council heard a summary of comments received during public hearings and reviewed draft amendments for establishing state management programs for recreational red snapper. The Council added a new alternative, and made it the preferred, which would allocate the private angling annual…

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Special Council Meeting Cancelled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2019   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has cancelled a special meeting of the Reef Fish Committee and Full Council that was scheduled for Monday, February 18th, 2019. The Federal Register Notice referencing Final Action on Reef Fish Amendment 50 did not post as anticipated so, the Council…