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- Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - Spotted seatrout will be closed to recreational harvest Nov. 1 through Dec. 31 in the central east seatrout management zone, which includes all state and federal waters from Palm Beach through Volusia counties
- Thursday, October 15, 2020 - The recreational daily bag limit will be three fish per person along the Atlantic coast from Nassau through Miami-Dade counties.
- Thursday, October 8, 2020 - Starting Jan. 1, 2021, anglers using hook-and-line with natural baits to target reef fish like snapper or grouper from a vessel in Atlantic state waters will be required to use non-stainless-steel, non-offset circle hooks north of 28 degrees north latitude (near Melbourne) and non-stainless-steel hooks south of 28 degrees north latitude.
- Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - These new regulations are consistent with those in Atlantic federal waters and could help prevent both recreational quota overages and overfishing.
- Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - A recent stock status update suggested that the flounder fishery statewide has been in a general declining trend in recent years and is likely overfished and undergoing overfishing on the Atlantic coast of Florida.
- Monday, October 5, 2020 - Stone crab regulations are the same in state and federal waters.
- Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - Fall red snapper season for private recreational anglers and state for-hire operations in the Gulf of Mexico to open on the following Saturdays and Sundays: Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and Nov. 1.
- Monday, September 28, 2020 - The FWC is hosting two virtual public workshops regarding accidental capture of diamondback terrapins in blue crab traps, and the utility of bycatch reduction devices to minimize harm to terrapins.
- Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Once these areas close, scallop harvest will not reopen until the 2021 season, the dates of which are noted below.
- Friday, September 11, 2020 - The more lionfish removals, the more prizes you win.