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- Monday, August 2, 2021 - The 2021 recreational and commercial spiny lobster season starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, 2022.
- Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - The two-day recreational mini-season is July 28 and 29, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, 2022.
- Monday, July 26, 2021 - If you plan to fish for red snapper in state or federal waters from a private recreational vessel, even if you are exempt from fishing license requirements, you must sign up as a State Reef Fish Angler (annual renewal required).
- Friday, July 23, 2021 - Greater amberjack is scheduled to remain open through Oct. 31 in Gulf state and federal waters. Gray triggerfish is scheduled to remain open through Dec. 31 in Gulf state and federal waters but an early quota closure is possible for either species.
- Friday, July 23, 2021 - Starting July 25, blue crab traps may be placed back in state waters from Hernando through Wakulla counties, including all waters of the Ochlockonee River and Bay.
- Friday, July 16, 2021 - This closure will give groups authorized by the FWC the opportunity to identify and retrieve lost and abandoned blue crab traps from the water.
- Thursday, July 8, 2021 - FWC researchers will be out along Florida’s east coast during each day of the season asking recreational fishers about their red snapper trips, the number of red snapper harvested, and for permission to measure and weigh harvested fish and collect biological samples.
- Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - The Lionfish Challenge rewards lionfish harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals. The participant who harvests the most lionfish will be crowned the Recreational Lionfish King/Queen and the Commercial Champion.
- Monday, June 28, 2021 - Watch the FWC's seventh Snook Symposium online at TheFloridaChannel.org on June 30, beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET.
- Thursday, June 24, 2021 - The season will reopen off these counties from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31.