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Greater amberjack closes Nov. 1 in Gulf state waters

Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-404-6100 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com Release Date: 10-22-2019   All Articles Tags:

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters closes Nov. 1 and will remain closed through April 30, 2020.  The season is scheduled to reopen May 1-31, 2020.

This seasonal harvest closure is intended to help conserve the Gulf greater amberjack population and rebuild this fishery for the future.

Learn more about recreational fishing at MyFWC.com/Fishing by clicking on “Saltwater Fishing” and “Recreational Regulations.”