NMFS Announces Temporary Rule to Prevent Overfishing of Red Snapper

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced a temporary rule closing the 2023 fishing season for the red snapper private angling component in the exclusive economic zone off Texas in the Gulf of Mexico from January 1, 2023, until on June 1, 2023. NMFS deems the closure necessary to prevent overfishing.