Gulf Council

Council to Hold a Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Workshop with its Scientific and Statistical Committees

Meeting Notice March 30, 2020   The Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, Ecosystem, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees will meet to discuss the MRIP Fishing Effort Survey and its calibration to historical catch and effort data. This meeting, originally planned for April 14-15, 2020, was rescheduled due to concerns about COVID-19 virus and travel restrictions.…

Gulf Council

Gulf Council to Meet in New Orleans, Louisiana

Meeting Notice January 2, 2020     The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet January 27-30, 2020 at the Hyatt Centric in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Council plans to discuss numerous issues including: the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, status determination criteria, trolling in Madison-Swanson and Steamboat Lumps, allocation, modifications to the commercial…