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What to Do if You Catch a Tagged Red Drum

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ANGLER TAG RETURN HOTLINE
1-800-367-4461


RECORD THE CAPTURE INFORMATION

Tag number, fish length, specific catch location.
Note any unusual circumstances regarding the catch.
When releasing a tagged hatchery redfish, do not remove the streamer tag. Repeat captures of the same fish are not uncommon.
If you plan on keeping your catch, please mail the tag to FWC.

CONTACT FWC WITH THE CAPTURE INFORMATION

Angler Tag Return Hotline
1-800-367-4461
tagreturn@myfwc.com
mailing address:
Stock Enhancement Research Facility
14495 Harllee Road
Port Manatee, FL 34221

OBSERVE CURRENT FISHING REGULATIONS
View the current saltwater regulations for red drum