Share the Gulf Coalition to promote fair access to the red snapper fishery.

The issue in front of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, the federal body charged with regulating red snapper, is what helped catalyze the group’s formation, supporters said. Currently, the council tries to control overfishing by dividing a calculated amount of red snapper almost evenly between commercial and recreational fishermen so each sector gets about half of the overall quota. [email protected] 14:43