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Red snapper focus group to share report

Red snapper focus group to share report

Last year members of the recreational fishing community organized a Gulf Angler Focus Group Initiative to explore improved management options for the conservation and public enjoyment of Gulf of Mexico red snapper. The Gulf Angler Focus Group Initiative gathered...
Triggerfish closed for 2017

Triggerfish closed for 2017

NOAA Fisheries and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced last week that gray triggerfish recreational harvest will remain closed in the Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters for 2017, or until further notice. The season was open for the...
Gulf Council to Meet in New Orleans, Louisiana

Gulf Council to Meet in New Orleans, Louisiana

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet January 30 – February 2, 2017 at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel, located at 739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday and recess at 5:30 p.m. On...
New Size Limits for Grouper and Amberjack.

New Size Limits for Grouper and Amberjack.

NOAA Fisheries and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have approved changes to the current size limit of both greater amberjack and gag grouper. This change has been implemented in both state and federal waters off Florida. Florida state...