Finfish Task Force to Meet April 17


April 17, 2024
hands of fisherman sorting freshwater fish such as shad and catfish in boat

Finfish Task Force to Meet April 17

Finfish Task Force Meeting
Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 10:00AM
LDWF Headquarters
2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70898


I.                 Pledge of Allegiance

II.               Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III.              Approval of the March 15, 2023 Meeting Minutes

IV.             Approval of the April 17, 2024 Meeting Agenda

V.               New Business

A.     To Hear an Update on the New Menhaden Regulations- LDWF

B.     To Hear an Update on the Commercial Fisheries Flood Disaster Equipment Grant Program- LDWF

C.    To Hear an Update on the Pompano Fishery- FTF/LDWF

D.    To Hear an Update on the Restore Louisiana Small Business Loan Program- South Central Planning and Development Commission

E.     To Discuss the Times and Seasons for Harvest of Striped Mullet- FTF

F.     To Request a Federal Study on Spawning Redfish- FTF

G.    To Consider Writing a Letter of Support for the Continued Work on a Documentary Depicting the Industry During the BP Oil Spill and the Aftermath- Edward Robinson, RHB

H.    To Discuss FTF Membership and the Removal of Non-Active Members- FTF

I.       Officer Elections

VI.             Public Comment

VII.           To Hear Future Agenda Item Proposals

VIII.         Set Next Meeting Date and Location

IX.             Adjourn


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