GULF COUNCIL MEETING THIS WEEK IN HOUSTON

This week the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is meeting in Houston.  On Thursday they will make a decision whether or not to move the red snapper reallocation amendment (Amendment 28) forward.  Many of our members submitted op-eds to papers in their area leading up to the meeting and we wanted to share those with you.  Please take a look below.

Capt. Buddy Guindon – Houston Chronicle
Commercial, recreational fishing can coexist in the Gulf

Capt. Bubba Cochrane and Glen Garey (Texas Restaurant Association) – Austin American-Statesman
Proposed rule for Gulf red snapper don’t help fishermen, consumers

Capt. David Krebs and Capt. Gary Jarvis – Destin Log
Gulf council should say “No” to red snapper shift

Chef Rob McDaniel and Capt. David Walker – Al.com
Problems with Amendment 28

Capt. Bubba Cochrane and Capt. Scott Hickman – Galveston County Daily News
It’s time for real solutions for recreational red snapper fishing

Carol Dover (CEO, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association) – Tallahassee Democrat
Gulf’s resources must belong to all of us

If you want to help Share the Gulf, please take a moment to visit our Action Center and tell Gulf leaders to say “NO” to red snapper reallocation.

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