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New Regulations/Changes

New rule for 2020-2021:

Chipola River and its tributaries: No person shall kill or possess shoal bass on the Chipola River or its tributaries. Any shoal bass that are caught must be released immediately.


For the latest rules, always visit FWC rules are in chapter 68.


Statewide largemouth bass rules changed in 2016-2017 and are still current:

  • Daily bag limit is 5 Largemouth Bass.
  • Only 1 Largemouth Bass may be 16 inches or longer in total length.
  • There is no minimum length limit for Largemouth Bass.