Meeting Notice

February 21, 2020

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Law Enforcement Technical Committee (LETC), in conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee (LEC). The meeting will convene from 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., CST, on Wednesday, March 11th at The Lodge at Gulf State Park, 21196 East Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL 36542.

The LETC will address the following:
  • IUU Fishing – Coordinating responses regarding the federal negative identification of Mexico
  • SEFHIER update on implementation timeline
  • Illegal charters
  • Closing Madison-Swanson and Steamboat Lumps MPAs to trolling
  • Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Proposed Expansion – information on proposal
  • Enforcement of red snapper state management
The LEC will address the following:
  • LETC/LEC 2021-2022 Operations Plan Revision
  • IJF Program Activity

a. Red Drum Profile Status
b. Mangrove Snapper Profile LE Membership
c. Annual License and Fees
d. Law Summary (Red Book)

  • State Report Highlights – All

a. Florida
b. Alabama
c. Mississippi
d. Louisiana
e. Texas

For an agenda and meeting materials, click here.