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Gulf Council Seeks Fishery Biologist – Deadline Extended

For Immediate Release October 11, 2018   Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Seeks New Fishery Biologist – Deadline Extended   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for the position of Fishery Biologist.   The Fishery Biologist will be under the direct supervision of the Deputy Executive Director.  The primary responsibility of…

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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…

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Gulf Council Transitions Fishing Regulations to Fish Rules Mobile App

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is transitioning its federal fishing regulations to the Fish Rules mobile application. Fishermen using the Council’s current Gulf of Mexico Fishing Regulations mobile application are asked to download Fish Rules and uninstall the former application.   The Gulf Council has begun using the Fish Rules mobile application to keep anglers updated…