Requirements when keeping Spotted SeaTrout

When your out fishing on the flats and you catch a spotted seatrout it is a good idea to know the regulations and requirements in order to keep what you catch. Management Zones Northwest: Escambia County through Fred Howard Park Causeway near Pasco County. Southwest: Fred Howard Park Causeway through Monroe County line at Card […]

New Regulations for Tripletail

When it comes to catching tripletail it is very important to know the size limits and the new regulations. Regulations Gulf and Atlantic State Waters Minimum Size Limit: must be 18″ (old regulations where 15″ inches) Daily Bag Limit: 2 fish per person State regulations apply in federal waters. Season: Open year-round Gear Regulations: Legal Gear: […]

Pompano, Permit and African Pompano Regulations and Fishing Rigs

We are going to talk about Florida Pompano, Permit and African Pompano the regulations and a few fishing rigs and fishing lures used to catch these fish. Florida Pompano: Reference map below. Minimum Size Limit: 11″ fork length Season: Open throughout the year Gear: Hook and line, cast net and beach or haul seine (we […]

Knowing Gag Grouper Regulations

Gag Grouper can be a challenge to catch. Provided are the regulations for the state of Florida. Grouper are managed differently in the Gulf versus Atlantic and in state versus federal waters. Gulf state waters are from shore to 9 nautical miles. The Atlantic state waters are from shore to 3 nautical miles. There is a […]

When to keep and release Redfish

Redfish also known as Red Drum season is separated into three zones: Northwest Zone: Escambia through Fred Howard Park Causeway near Pasco County Size Limit: Minimum of 18″ and no more than 27″ total length Daily Bag Limit: 2 fish per person per day 8 fish vessel limit — Northeast Zone: Flagler through Nassau counties Size Limit: Minimum of 18″ […]

When does Snook Season open and close?

In the state of Florida snook is regulated by two regions, Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. The Atlantic region (East coast of Florida) season is closed December  15th – January  31st and June 1st – August  31st. Snook season opens February 1st – May 31st and September 1st – December 14th. The Gulf of Mexico […]