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Good to Get - October

Open statewide

  • Blue crab
  • Stone crab (opens Oct. 15)
  • Spiny lobster
  • Red drum**
  • Black drum
  • Spotted seatrout**
  • Snook**
  • Florida & African pompano
  • Permit
  • Spanish mackerel
  • King mackerel
  • Sheepshead
  • Flounder (closes Oct. 15)
  • Mullet
  • Cobia
  • Tripletail
  • Black sea bass
  • Dolphinfish (Mahi-mahi)
  • Sharks (non-prohibited)
  • Blackfin tuna
  • Greater amberjack
  • Lesser amberjack
  • Gray triggerfish
  • Hogfish
  • Vermilion snapper
  • Mangrove snapper
  • Yellowtail snapper
  • Schoolmaster
  • Mutton snapper
  • Cubera snapper
  • Lane snapper
  • Red grouper
  • Black grouper
  • Scamp
  • Gag grouper
  • Yellowfin grouper
  • Yellowmouth grouper
  • Rock hind
  • Red hind
  • Coney
  • Graysby
  • Wahoo
  • Lionfish

 

 

NOTE: Only saltwater species listed. Includes state waters recreational regulations only. Does not include all species that are currently open to recreational harvest. Other regulations apply. Learn more at MyFWC.com or the Fish Rules app.

**Snook and redfish are catch-and-release through May 31, 2022, south of State Road 64 in Manatee County through Gordon Pass in Collier County. In addition, spotted seatrout in this area has a six-fish vessel limit.