Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Shareholders' Alliance

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How YOU Can Support Your Fishermen

There is a movement afoot to take red snapper quota away from commercial fishermen.  Reef Fish Amendment 28 would strip nearly half a million pounds of red snapper quota away from our commercial fishermen right now plus more in future years as the stock rebuilds.  Regional regulators at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council ...

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Oppose Plan to Reallocate Commercial Red Snapper Quota to Recreational Anglers

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (“Council”) is currently considering a proposal to reallocate the red snapper catch between the commercial and recreational fishing sectors.  For many years, the annual quota has been divided about equally between the sectors, with 51% allocated to the commercial sector and 49% to ...

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Red snapper fishermen need your help!

The Shareholders’ Alliance has worked for many years to build a successful and sustainable commercial fishery for red snapper.  However, the progress we have made over the years may be in jeopardy.  There is a movement afoot to take fishing opportunities away from the commercial fishermen that ply the waters of the Gulf of ...