The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets in Tampa next week. Read this brief overview of what they plan to work on: http://gulfcouncil.blogspot.com/
I know most of you are not fishing offshore but there are some species that the Council manages that I know ya'll are catching from yaks. Kingfish, Spanish mackerel, and groupers are managed by the Council. The 2013 gag season will be a topic of discussion next week.. so please tune in and show up if you're interested in how fisheries management decisions are made.
Submit your comments and let them know what you think!
If you have any questions contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Emily Muehlstein, a Fisheries Outreach Specialist shares with us her involvement in the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. Emily will also be keeping current with the Gulf Council news concerning our fishery.