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Reminder: Atlantic vermilion snapper season will remain open this fall

October 29, 2013 

The Nov. 1-March 1 closure has been eliminated in state, federal waters. 

Tarpon statewide snagging definition, gear rules in Boca Grande Pass changes effective Nov. 1

October 29, 2013 

Changes will provide further protection for iconic fish. 

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FWC Facts:
The life expectancy for Gulf sturgeon is 20-42 years. The oldest age documented for a tagged and recaptured Suwannee River Gulf sturgeon is about 27-28 years.

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