2020 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates for the Federal For-Hire Component

March 12, 2020

The purpose of this report is to project the 2020 recreational red snapper federal for-hire fishing season length, and to characterize the uncertainty of those projections.

Red snapper are managed in Gulf of Mexico federal waters from Texas to the west coast of Florida by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The recreational sector in the Gulf includes a private angling component and a federal for-hire component. 

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 03/12/2020