New Regulations/Changes for 2015-16

• American eels must be nine inches or greater in total length for recreational and commercial harvest. The recreational bag limit for American eels is 25. Recreational anglers purchasing American eels as bait may possess more than the bag limit provided the eels were purchased from a licensed dealer.

FWC Facts:
Florida's American shad are the smallest on the East Coast of the United States. In Florida, shad average 2 to 3 pounds; the state record is 5.19 pounds.

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