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October 2015 Council Meeting Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet next week at the Hilton in Galveston, Texas. You’re welcome to join us in person or watch a livebroadcast of the meeting. This agenda will help you figure out when the Council will be addressing the fisheries issues that interest you. Here are the background materials…

Red Snapper

August 2015 Council Meeting Preview

Photo: Primofish The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet next week at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana. You’re welcome to join us in person or watch a live broadcast of the meeting. This agenda will help you figure out when the Council will be discussing the fisheries issues that interest you and,…

King Tarpaw

June 2015 Council Meeting Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets at the Marriot Beachside in Key West, Florida next week to discuss a number of fisheries issues. You can watch a broadcast of the meeting live. Check out the committee and full Council agenda and briefing materials to figure out when the Council will be discussing the…

Big Snapper Joseph Cawthon

Red Snapper: Higher Harvest Limits on the Horizon

Photo: Joseph Cawthorn Lately, much of the buzz about red snapper management has been less than positive. With sector separation, ever shortening seasons, and allocation on the roster, it’s easy to overlook the good news. Here it is: The red snapper stock is getting healthier every year; fishermen, scientists, and managers alike know it, and…

red-snapper

October 2014 Council Meeting Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet next week in Mobile, Alabama to work on some issues that might be of interest to you. You’re welcome to join us at the meeting or you can listen live from your computer. The Committee agenda and full Council agenda will help you figure out when…

Red Grouper

August 2014 Council Meeting Preview

Photo: Don Demaria Ahoy, The Gulf Council will meet next week in Biloxi, Mississippi to work on some important fisheries issues. You’re more then welcome to join us at the meeting or you can listen live from your computer. We will welcome aboard two new Council members: David Walker, a commercial fishermen from Alabama, and…

Mackerel

April 2014 Council Meeting Preview

Ahoy, It’s that time again. The Gulf Council meets next week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to work on some fisheries issues that might interest you.   You’re welcome to join us at the meeting or you can listen from your computer. The committee agenda and full Council agenda will help you figure out when the…

Boat Mark Miller

October 2013 Council Meeting Preview

  Photo: Mark Miller   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet next week in New Orleans, Louisiana to work on some fishery issues that may interest you. You are welcome to attend the meeting in person or you can listen from your computer. The committee agenda and full Council agenda will help you figure…