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- Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - Stone crab season will reopen on Oct. 15. This five-month closure occurs each year during the peak spawning season to help conserve Florida’s valuable stone crab resource.
- Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - The extension for red drum, snook and spotted seatrout will go into effect May 11 and will apply from the Pasco-Hernando county line south (including all waters of Tampa Bay) through Gordon Pass in Collier County.
- Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - This season structure allows FWC to balance stakeholder desires and community needs with the sustainability of local scallop populations.
- Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - These changes will reduce confusion and concern about the fishery by aligning some regulations in state and federal waters while continuing to provide opportunities in state waters when federal waters are closed.
- Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - Starting July 1, 2019 these changes will take effect.
- Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - The greater amberjack and gray triggerfish recreational closures are consistent with recent federal actions.
- Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Collection and possession of marine life fishery species is prohibited within the park and surrounding waters.
- Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - Florida is the only state where that boundary shifts depending on which coast you are on. State waters in the Atlantic extend out to 3 nautical miles, while in the Gulf they extend out to 9 nautical miles.
Reminder: Snook, red drum and spotted seatrout changes remain in effect for SW Florida areas previously impacted by red tideTuesday, March 5, 2019 - The FWC made these temporary regulation changes to help conserve these popular inshore species that were negatively impacted by a prolonged red tide that affected the area.
- Friday, July 27, 2018 - Reminder: State waters off Pasco County remain open to bay scallop harvest through Sunday, July 29, and waters will be closed to harvest beginning Monday, July 30.