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Louisiana Oyster Industry Convention Set for May 2nd


Louisiana Oyster Industry Convention Set for May 2nd

During the past few years the Gulf oysters industry has had to adapted to both man-made and natural challenges. Oystermen from around the State of Louisiana will meet discuss the important issues and challenges currently being faced in the Gulf of Mexico at their annual Louisiana Oyster Industry Convention.

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Gulf Grouper Group Gropes for Stable Sustainable Quota


Gulf Grouper Group Gropes for Stable Sustainable Quota

The popularity of grouper in both recreational and commercial fishing sectors is leading to a showdown between the commercial and recreational fisherman.

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South Atlantic Council Overturns Gulf Council’s Mackerel Fishing Dates


South Atlantic Council Overturns Gulf Council’s Mackerel Fishing Dates

More than a dozen Gulf of Mexico commercial king mackerel fishermen, from as far away as Louisiana, attended South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s public hearing on management alternatives for king and Spanish mackerel.

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Acadiana Table Nominated to SAVEUR Magazine Best Food Blog Awards


Acadiana Table Nominated to SAVEUR Magazine Best Food Blog Awards

George Graham’s Acadiana Table Blog has been nominated by SAVEUR magazine in the category of Best Regional Cuisine Blog in the Fifth Annual SAVEUR Magazine Best Food Blog Awards.

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Great American Seafood Cook-0ff Expands to Cover Gulf; GSI Partners with Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Louisiana Restaurant Association and Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition


Great American Seafood Cook-0ff Expands to Cover Gulf; GSI Partners with Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Louisiana Restaurant Association and Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition

The Great American Seafood Cook-Off expands to begin a new chapter under the leadership of four Gulf seafood institutions.

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Federal Ruling on Allocation Favors Gulf Commercial Red Snapper Fishermen


Federal Ruling on Allocation Favors Gulf Commercial Red Snapper Fishermen

A federal ruling has been handed down that the U.S. government violated the law by failing to properly manage the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper fishery.

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GSI Partners with Center for Sustainable Fisheries and National Fisherman on Magnuson-Stevens Discussion


GSI Partners with Center for Sustainable Fisheries and National Fisherman on Magnuson-Stevens Discussion

The Gulf Seafood Institute, the Center for Sustainable Fisheries and National Fisherman will hold a public workshop at the Embassy Suites on reauthorizing the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

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Galveston Re-opens to Vessel Traffic, Oil Still Being Cleaned Up


Galveston Re-opens to Vessel Traffic, Oil Still Being Cleaned Up

Fishing operations have been greatly reduced in Galveston Bay over the past few days due to channel restrictions as works continues to contain a spill that occurred when a barge carrying almost 1 million gallons of heavy oil collided with a ship near Houston.

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Misinformation Spreads in War of Words Over Gulf Red Snapper Allocation


Misinformation Spreads in War of Words Over Gulf Red Snapper Allocation

Misinformation has spread in both traditional and online media about the current proposed Red Snapper allocation change under consideration by the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council.

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Roosevelt Conservation Partnership D.C. Link For Recreational Gulf Fishermen


Roosevelt Conservation Partnership D.C. Link For Recreational Gulf Fishermen

The goal of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, which is involved in lobbying and advocacy for 37 partners including saltwater sportfishing groups, is to “guarantee all Americans quality places to hunt and fish by uniting and amplifying our partners’ voices to strengthen federal policy and funding.”

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BP Returns to High Stakes Gulf Oil Lease Auctions


BP Returns to High Stakes Gulf Oil Lease Auctions

After being forced to sit out the last three drilling right auctions in the Gulf of Mexico because of suspension, BP retuned to the high-stakes game demonstrating enthusiasm for offshore development in the Gulf by winning 24 of its 32 bids for leases in the Central Gulf that included territory near their fail Macondo Well.

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Gulf Seafood Leads Competitors At Seafood Expo North America


Gulf Seafood Leads Competitors At Seafood Expo North America

Buyers from around the world attending Seafood Expo North America 2014 all seemed to be searching for similar solutions; fresh seafood, niche business with smaller quantities and higher quality.

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Gulf Seafood Kicks Off Seafood Expo North America, the Boston Seafood Show


Gulf Seafood Kicks Off Seafood Expo North America, the Boston Seafood Show

Gulf of Mexico seafood kicked off the conference program schedule for the 2014 Seafood Expo North America, better known as the Boston Seafood Show.

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Noted Fishery Economist Releases Ten Commandments of Magnuson-Stevens


Noted Fishery Economist Releases Ten Commandments of Magnuson-Stevens

The Ten Commandments on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization was written by John Ward to serve as guidelines for politicians and their staffs working on the new legislation to oversee U.S. fisheries Management.

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Alabama NBC 15: GSI’s Johnny Greene Interviewed on Gulf Council Allocation Meetings


Alabama NBC 15: GSI’s Johnny Greene Interviewed on Gulf Council Allocation Meetings

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Council heard public opinions on red snapper reallocation. This was the first of nine public hearings that are scheduled throughout the Gulf Coast that the council will take into consideration when making their decision.

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