Gulf of Mexico
In an April 6, 2012, photo, charter fishing boats go in and out of Destin Harbor in Destin. An appeals court has struck down a federal fisheries management rule requiring operators of privately owned charter boats to equip their vessels with tracking devices, a victory for a group of Louisiana and Florida charter operators who challenged the rule in a 2020 lawsuit. [ NICK TOMECEK | AP ]

GOM - US court strikes down Gulf of Mexico charter boat tracking rule

It was a victory for a group of Florida and Louisiana charter operators who filed a lawsuit in 2020.

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