Gulf State Waters
Minimum Size Limit: 15" fork length
Daily Bag Limit: 1 per person
2020 season: Open March 1-May 1 and Sept. 1-Oct. 25 (closed starting Oct. 26)
Atlantic State Waters
Minimum Size Limit: 12" fork length
Daily Bag Limit: 10 per person
Season: Open year-round
Special regulations apply for this species when fishing in Biscayne National Park.
In the Atlantic reef fish fishery, gear rules require dehooking tools, and as of Jan. 1, 2021, non-stainless steel hooks in all state waters, and non-offset circle hooks N. of 28 ° N. latitude.
- Legal Gear: hook and line, spears, gigs
- Reef fish gear requirements apply
Gulf of Mexico: Open March 1-May 1 and Sept. 1-Oct. 25. Learn more. 15" FL; 1 fish bag limit within 20 reef fish aggregate.
Atlantic: 12” FL; up to 10 per person within the 20 fish “other” snapper grouper aggregate bag limit
Queen triggerfish are managed as marine life species and must be kept alive until landed. Learn more about regulations for this and other marine life species.