Florida Fishing

Apr 27, 2018 Written by
Published in Florida Fishing
The greater amberjack recreational season in Gulf state waters will reopen to harvest May 1 and remain open through May 31. The season will reopen again Aug. 1 through Oct. 31. Greater amberjack is overfished and undergoing overfishing, and the…
Apr 27, 2018 Written by
Published in Florida Fishing
The following species will reopen to recreational harvest May 1 in Florida state and federal waters of the Atlantic: hogfish; gag, black, red, yellowmouth and yellowfin grouper; scamp; red hind; rock hind; coney; and graysby. Hogfish will remain open through…
Apr 26, 2018 Written by
Published in Florida Fishing
At its April meeting in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved several changes to the management of tripletail and sheepshead. Changes go into effect July 1, 2018, and include: Tripletail: Increasing the minimum size limit…
Apr 26, 2018 Written by
Published in Florida Fishing
At the April 26 meeting in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) discussed Gulf red snapper management, including the 40-day Gulf recreational season (June 11-July 20, 2018), and approved the creation of a Gulf Reef Fish…
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