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Greater amberjack closes Nov. 1 in Gulf state and federal waters

News Release

Friday, October 26, 2018

Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-404-6100 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters closes Nov. 1 and will remain closed through April 30, 2019.

Seasonal harvest closures help conserve Florida’s valuable greater amberjack population and improve this fishery for the future.

Learn more about recreational fishing at MyFWC.com/Fishing by clicking on “Saltwater Fishing” and “Recreational Regulations.”



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