- Mosaic Fish Management Area, Polk and Hardee counties: Change to Haul Road Pit.
- Tenoroc Fish Management Area, Polk County: Changes to general regulations, Lakes B and 5, and Picnic Lake. Added Lake 10, Lake Coronet, and Long Lake.
Check specific Fish Management Area rules for additional details.
- Statewide black bass rules changed in 2016-2017 and are still current:
The statewide bag and length limits for black bass are: 5 Black bass (including largemouth, Suwannee, spotted, Choctaw, and shoal bass, individually or in total), only one of which may be 16 inches or longer in total length. There is no statewide minimum length limit for largemouth bass.