4/10/14 – GULF RED SNAPPER SEASON ALL BUT CLOSED

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The recreational red snapper season in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico has effectively been closed, with the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Reef Fish Committee voting this week to restrict saltwater anglers to just TWO fish per day for 11 days.  The decision to essentially end public access of a rebuilding red snapper stock was the result of … Read More

4/2/14 – RFA Open Letter To Gulf Council (Meeting 4/7-4/10)

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On March 13th, the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) issued a bulletin urging Gulf of Mexico saltwater anglers to respond to a proposal by fisheries managers to provide up to 100% of any red snapper quota above the 9.12-million-pound mark to the recreational sector.  Recreational fishing in the Gulf and across the entire country is a very traditional activity.  Fishing brings … Read More

3/13/14 – Gulf Anglers Unite For Red Snapper

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The Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) and our regional representatives throughout the Gulf of Mexico need your help…. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Gulf Council) is currently reviewing Amendment 28 to explore options for reallocating Gulf of Mexico red snapper among commercial and recreational fishermen. Prompted by complaints from the recreational fishing community that the current 51-49 percent allocation … Read More