Management Zones

Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations Florida Saltwater Fishing

Know Your Management Zones

For most species, Florida’s recreational bag limits apply to all state waters off Florida, which extend out to 3 nautical miles on the Atlantic and out to 9 nautical miles on the Gulf. The following maps provide information regarding two species that have specific management zones where bag limits or rules vary by region.

For management zones for other species including gag, hogfish, snook, permit and weakfish, visit MyFWC.com/Marine and click on “Recreational Regulations,” then “Fisheries Maps.”