News & Reports

2017 Red Snapper Season To Open June 1st

NOAA Fisheries and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission have announced the re-opening of the popular Red Snapper season for federally permitted Charter For-Hire vessels in the Gulf of Mexico (federal waters) effective June 1 through July 19, 2017.   A two fish daily bag limit per person remains in effect. The current minimum size [...]

2017-06-03T20:41:49+00:00 May 5th, 2017|

2017 Gag Grouper Season To Open June 1

NOAA Fisheries and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission have announced the re-opening of the popular Gag Grouper season in Federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico effective June 1, 2017 (12:01 AM local time). This opening coincides with the opening of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. A two fish daily bag limit [...]

2017-05-05T15:43:04+00:00 May 5th, 2017|

Red Snapper & Gag Grouper Now Open in Gulf

NOAA Fisheries today opened two popular fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico -- Red Snapper and Gag Grouper.  Red Snapper will be open from June 1, 2016 (today through July 16, 2016). This 46 day Red Snapper season applies only to Federally-permitted, For-Hire Charter Boats in Federal waters. A two fish bag limit per person remains in effect. The [...]

2016-06-04T22:06:17+00:00 June 1st, 2016|