The recreational harvest season for gag grouper in most Gulf of Mexico waters and vermilion snapper in the Atlantic Ocean will close on Nov. 1.
Finally, the hot and humid days of summer are behind us and, for the first time in a while, you can get out on the water in perfect comfort.
Looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend? Why not get out on the water and experience some of Florida’s finest fishing?
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced changes to the lionfish harvest at a media event today in Coral Gables.
Lobster sport season is July 25-26, followed by the regular season that begins Aug. 6 and runs through the end of March 2013.
If you go saltwater fishing in this state, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) researchers want to learn about your experiences and opinions through the new online Florida Saltwater Fishing Panel.
Lil' Daniel Lamarche served as First Mate when his grandfather took two plantation managers fishing out of Shell Point, in Wakulla County, Florida. The two adults had a great catch, but the First Mate did pretty well himself.
|Lil' Daniel's amberjack was released.||Lil' Daniel's sea bass was bigger than
some of the grouper!
|Joel Norman, manager of Senah Plantation
in Albany, GA with big cobia.
|Joel Norman with keeper gag grouper.|
Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Captain Jeff Swift and brother-in-law John Eudy came down from Albany to go grouper fishing with Major Alan Lamarche of Plantation Security, Inc. on opening day of the gag grouper season. Thirteen year old Daniel Lamarche Jr. served as First Mate.
The crew fished 25 miles south of Shell Point and came in with a limit of gag and red grouper that were caught on live pinfish and L-y's.
|Georgia DNR Capt. Jeff Swift
with 13 lb. gag grouper
|John Eudy with gag grouper he released;
Capt. Swift with keeper red grouper
As the weather has heated up, so too have Florida’s alligator and crocodile activities, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds Floridians and visitors to be cautious when having fun in and around water.