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Framework 12: Modifications to Commercial Gulf King Mackerel Gillnet Fishing Season


Fishing Type
Affected Species
Action Status
Information Gathering
Point of Contact
Kelli O'Donnell, 727-824-5305,
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CMP Framework 12 and the final rule would adjust the Gulf king mackerel gillnet component fishing season. The fishing season would open the Tuesday after Martin Luther King Jr. day and all subsequent weekends and holidays would now be open to fishing.

The need for the rule is to remove an outdated regulatory requirement that is no longer necessary to manage harvest by the Gulf king mackerel gillnet component.

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 05/09/2023