Gulf Council Schedules Public Hearings on Red Snapper Allocation

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has scheduled a series of public hearings around the Gulf of Mexico beginning Monday, March 10, 2014 through Monday, March 24, 2014. The purpose of the meetings is to solicit public comment on Reef Fish Amendment 28 – Red Snapper Allocation. All meetings will begin at 6:00 pm. local time and will conclude no later than 9 p.m. Note, the call in session will begin at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time.


Amendment 28 examines allocating red snapper resources between the commercial and recreational sectors to increase the net benefits from red snapper fishing and improve the stability of the red snapper component of the reef fish fishery, particularly for the recreational sector.


Public Hearing Schedule 


All hearings will begin at 6 pm local time and will conclude after public input has ended, but no later than 9 pm.


March 10, 2014

Fairfield Inn & Suites

3111 Loop Road

Orange Beach, AL 36561

March 17, 2014

Hilton Garden Inn

6717 South Padre Island Drive

Corpus Christi, TX  78412

March 11, 2014

Renaissance Riverview Plaza

64 South Water Street

Mobile, AL  36602

March 18, 2014

Embassy Suites San Antonio

10110 US Highway 281 N

San Antonio, TX  78216

March 12, 2014

Holiday Inn Select

2001 N. Cove Boulevard

Panama City, FL  32405

Courtyard Marriott Gulfport

1600 East Beach Boulevard

Gulfport, MS  39501

March 13, 2014

La Quinta Inn & Suites

2610 Williams Boulevard

Kenner, LA  70062

March 19, 2014

Hilton Garden Inn

750 W. Texas Avenue

Webster, TX  77598

March 20, 2014

Call-in Session/Webinar


March 24, 2014

Hilton Carillon St. Petersburg

950 Lake Carillon Drive

St. Petersburg, FL  33716


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s