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Gulf Council to convene a series of Recreational Angler Participation sessions around the Gulf coast

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The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has scheduled a series of Recreational Angler Participation sessions - or RAP sessions - to hear about the issues Gulf of Mexico recreational anglers have regarding current federal fisheries management, and to explore potential solutions to those issues.

Who should attend? Anyone with concerns about recreational fisheries regulations who would like to play a role in shaping the future of recreational fisheries management.

The meetings will take place throughout the Gulf coast in January, 2014. A webinar is scheduled for those who may be unable to attend a RAP session in person. The Florida session schedule is as follows:

January 11, 2014, 9 am–Noon
Destin Community Center
101 Stahlman Avenue, Destin, FL 32541

January 22, 2014, 6 pm–9 pm
Bill Jackson's Shop for Adventure
9501 US Highway 19 North, Pinellas Park, FL 33782

January 23, 2014, 6 pm–9 pm
Bass Pro Shops
10040 Gulf Center Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33913

January 27, 2014, 6 pm - 9 pm
This is an online meeting for those who cannot attend an in-person meeting.
To register visit: