Framework Action: Replacement of Historical Captain Permits with Standard Federal Charter/Headboat Permits

Overview

Fishing Type
Recreational
Affected Species
Gulf Fish
Action Status
Information Gathering
Issued
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Point of Contact
Rich Malinowski, 727-824-5305, Rich.Malinowski@noaa.gov
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Summary

This amendment and rule will provide an opportunity for eligible individuals to replace historical captain permits in the reef fish and coastal migratory pelagic fisheries with standard federal for-hire permits.  The rule would apply to individuals that had a historical captain permit as of October 25, 2019.  This framework amendment was approved by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council at its April 2019 meeting.

 


Amendment

Framework Action: Replacement of Historical Captain Permits with Standard Federal Charter/Headboat Permits

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 07/01/2019

Charter/headboat