The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet October 17-20, 2016, at the IP Casino Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi. The meeting will convene Monday morning at 8:30. For the following days, the meeting will start at 8:00 am. The full Council will convene Wednesday afternoon beginning at 1:00 pm. The Council is expected to adjourn by 3:30 pm Thursday.
The Committees & Council Agenda is posted on the Council web site and meeting materials will be posted as they become available.
Public comment is scheduled Wednesday from 2:45 pm to 5:30 pm. Testimony will be taken on the following:
-Final Action on Coastal Migratory Pelagic Framework Amendment 5: To Remove the Prohibition on Retaining the Recreational King Mackerel Bag Limit with Commercial King Mackerel Permit
-Final Action of Referendum Requirements for Reef Fish Amendment 42: Reef Fish Management for Headboat Survey Vessels
-Proposed Fishing Regulations on the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
-Final Action on Coastal Migratory Pelagic Amendment 30: Atlantic Cobia Recreational Fishing Year
Please visit www.GulfCouncil.org for more information!