DECEMBER 2, 2019

Florida Gulf Snook Fishery Now Closed

Information: Recreational snook harvest season closures include:

  • 1 in all Gulf state and federal waters, including Monroe County and Everglades National Park, and will remain closed through Feb. 29, 2020, reopening to harvest throughout most of the region on March 1, 2020.
    • Snook remains catch-and-release only in all state waters from the Hernando/Pasco county line through Gordon Pass in Collier County through May 31. This includes Tampa Bay and all of Hillsborough County.
  • 15 in Atlantic state and federal waters including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, and will remain closed through Jan. 31, 2020, reopening to harvest Feb. 1, 2020.

Anglers may continue to catch and release snook during the closed season.

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