Issued: January 2016
New regulations are highlighted in red
Regulations apply to state waters of the Gulf and Atlantic
(please visit: MyFWC.com/Fishing/Saltwater/Recreational for the most current regulations)
Must remain in whole condition (removal of gills and guts allowed).
Measured as total length. Total length is the straight line distance from the most forward part of the head with the mouth closed to the farthest tip of the tail with the tail compressed or squeezed together while the fish is lying on its side.
■ State regulations apply in federal waters.
● Additional gear rules apply, please see: MyFWC.com
Harvest prohibited by or with the use of any multiple hook (any hook with two or more points and a common shaft) in conjunction with live or dead natural bait.
Regulations in red are new this year.
Purple text indicates an important note.