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  • Greater Amberjack: NOAA Fisheries has announced a closure for the recreational harvest of greater amberjack in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico beginning August 25. Learn more.  Adobe PDF

  • Attention Dive Shop Owners: Help us educate others about the lionfish issue by featuring our lionfish brochure in your shop. Send your mailing address to Saltwater@MyFWC.com and we will send you our newest Lionfish brochure, packed with information on the lionfish invasion. Be sure to send a count of how many you would like to receive. Get a peek at what the brochure looks like. Lionfish BrochureAdobe PDF

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Dan Ellinor with a gag grouper

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The monthly Hot Sheet offers a quick and easy way to find out the most recent changes to state and federal regulations, current season openings and closures as well as other Marine Fishery events. To receive the Hot Sheet by email, click on the Subscribe to the Hot Sheet button above.

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