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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.
- Monday, May 13, 2019 - Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day (the first Saturday after Mother’s Day each year) raises awareness about lionfish; a nonnative, invasive species that has the potential to negatively impact native species and habitat.
- Thursday, May 2, 2019 - This outbreak is unique due to its large geographic range, duration and the number of species affected, but the response is unprecedented as well.
- 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.
- Thursday, April 25, 2019 - The following species will reopen to recreational harvest May 1 in Florida state and federal waters of the Atlantic: hogfish; gag, black, red, yellowmouth and yellowfin grouper; scamp; red hind; rock hind; coney; and graysby.
- Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Seasonal harvest closures conserve Florida’s valuable snook populations and help sustain and improve the fishery for the future.