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.