Finfish Task Force To Meet May 17

Release Date: 05/15/2018

Finfish Task Force Agenda

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 2:00PM

The Louisiana Room

2000 Quail Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70898



I.Call to Order 

II.Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III.Approval of the December 5, 2017 Meeting Minutes and the May 17, 2018 Agenda

IV.New Business

A.    Election of Vice-Chairman and Alternate Designees-FTF

B.    Approval of the Finfish Task Force Bylaws- FTF

C.    To Hear an Update on the Status of Black Drum and Discussion on Potential Changes to Recreational and Commercial Harvest, Size, and Bag Limits- LDWF

D.   To Hear a Presentation on the Freshwater Stock Assessment- LDWF

E.    To Hear Discussion on Mullet Fisheries Issues- FTF

F.    To Hear Discussion on Finfish Trawling- FTF

V.Public Comment

VI.Set Next Meeting Date and Location


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