ATTENTION ANGLERS: FWC Gulf Reef Fish Workshop - FWC is hosting several workshops the first two weeks of March on a proposal to improve Gulf reef fish data collection. This proposal could include the creation of a permit or registry system for anglers targeting Gulf reef fish such as red snapper, gray triggerfish and grouper. Learn more.
FWC Commission Update - The FWC Commission discussed several marine fisheries management issues at the Feb. 13 meeting in Tampa. Topics included Atlantic Recreational Reef Fish Bag Limits for Captain and Crew of For-Hire Vessels, Gulf of Mexico red snapper season, sea cucumber, and a staff report on the Florida Offshore Recreational Fishing Permit Proposal. Learn more.
- Net Limitation Information
The First District Court of Appeal has reimposed the automatic stay concerning net fishing in Florida. FWC will enforce the net limitation rules and regulations as defined in the Florida Constitution, administrative code and statute
Dan Ellinor with a gag grouper
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