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Good to Get - July

Open statewide

  • Blue crab
  • Spiny lobster (sport season July 28-29)
  • Red drum*
  • Spotted seatrout*
  • Florida & African pompano
  • Spanish mackerel
  • King mackerel
  • Sheepshead
  • Flounder
  • Mullet
  • Cobia
  • Tripletail
  • Black sea bass
  • Dolphinfish (Mahi-mahi)
  • Sharks (non-prohibited)
  • Blackfin tuna
  • Lesser amberjack
  • Hogfish
  • Red snapper (closes July 29 in Gulf)
  • Vermilion snapper
  • Mangrove snapper
  • Yellowtail snapper
  • Schoolmaster
  • Mutton snapper
  • Cubera snapper
  • Lane snapper
  • Red grouper
  • Black grouper
  • Scamp
  • Gag grouper (most state waters)
  • Yellowfin grouper
  • Yellowmouth grouper
  • Rock hind
  • Red hind
  • Coney
  • Graysby

Open in the Atlantic

  • Greater amberjack
  • Gray triggerfish

Open in the Gulf

Opening in August


  • Spiny lobster (Aug. 6)


  • Greater amberjack

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 or the Fish Rules app.

**Snook and redfish remain catch-and-release through May 31, 2022, in all state waters south of State Road 64 in Manatee County including Palma Sola Bay through Gordon Pass in Collier County but not including the Braden River or any tributaries of the Manatee River. Spotted seatrout harvest has a six-fish recreational vessel limit in this area. Learn more.