NOAA Fisheries and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission have announced the opening of the 2019 Red Snapper season for federally permitted Charter For-Hire vessels in the Gulf of Mexico (federal waters) effective June 1 through August 2, 2019 — a 62 day season. A two fish daily bag limit per person remains in effect. The current minimum size limit is 16″ total length.

For more information on the Gulf of Mexico fishery, the world famous Destin Fishing Fleet, or to book a deep-sea fishing charter trip with the Team SURE LURE this summer, call Captain Don Dineen on (850) 376-8399 or email us at And, don’t forget to like us on