Regulations Gulf and Atlantic State Waters
Minimum Size Limit: 14" total length
Daily Bag Limit: 5 per person
Seasonal Closure: Closed annually from Oct. 15 through Nov. 30.
- Legal Gear: spears, gigs, hook and line, seine, cast net
- Illegal Gear: harvest prohibited by or with the use of any multiple hook in conjunction with live or dead natural bait; snatching prohibited
Flounder regulations are for state and federal waters off Florida.
*Note - Regulations on this page apply to Gulf flounder, Southern flounder, summer flounder and fringed flounder.
Special regulations apply for this species when fishing in Biscayne National Park.
Image Credit:Diane Rome Peebles