June 2017 Council Meeting Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets next week at the Naples Grand Beach Resort in Naples, Florida. You’re welcome to join us in person or watch a live broadcast of the meeting. Public comment will be held on Wednesday, June 7 from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. local time. If you can’t testify in…

April 2017 Council Meeting Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet next week at the Hyatt Regency in Birmingham,Alabama. You’re welcome to join us in person or watch a live broadcast of the meeting. Public comment will be held on Wednesday, April 5 from 1:30 – 5:00 p.m. local time. If you can’t testify in person, visit…

October 2016 Council Meeting Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets next week at the IP Resort Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi. You’re welcome to join us or watch a live broadcast of the meeting. Public comment will be held on Wednesday, October 19 from 2:15 – 5:00 pm. If you can’t testify in person, visit our proposed amendments page…

Meet The Council – Dr. Tom Frazer

Photo Credit: University of Florida Do you ever wonder who makes fishery management decisions in the Gulf? The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council uses the best scientific information available and balances competing interests to make fishery management recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce. Each member of the Council is appointed to serve because they…

August 2016 Council Meeting Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets next week at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans, Louisiana. You’re welcome to join us or watch a live broadcast of the meeting. Public comment will be held on Wednesday, August 17 from 2:15 – 5:00 pm CST. If you can’t testify in person, visit our…

June Council 2016 Meeting Preview

Photo Credit: Primofish The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets next week at the Hilton in Clearwater Beach, Florida to discuss some important fisheries issues.  You’re welcome to join us. Since it’s not always practical to travel to a meeting, you can watch this live broadcast from the comfort of your home or office…

April 2016 Council Meeting Preview

Photo: Joseph Cawthon The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets next week at the Doubletree Hotel in Austin, Texas to discuss some important decisions for our Gulf of Mexico fisheries. One of the hottest topics on the agenda is a presentation from National Marine Fisheries Service on this year’s recreational red snapper season projection. …