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Good to Get - October

Open statewide

  • Blue crab
  • Stone crab (starting Oct. 15)
  • Spiny lobster
  • Red drum*
  • Spotted seatrout*
  • Snook*
  • Florida & African pompano
  • Permit
  • Spanish mackerel
  • King mackerel
  • Sheepshead
  • Flounder
  • Mullet
  • Cobia
  • Tripletail
  • Black sea bass
  • Dolphinfish (Mahi-mahi)
  • Sharks (non-prohibited)
  • Blackfin tuna
  • Greater amberjack
  • Lesser amberjack
  • Hogfish
  • Gray triggerfish (Gulf closes Oct. 26)
  • 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

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.

**These species remain catch-and-release only in all of Pasco County south through Gordon Pass in Collier County