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Gulf Gag grouper season began June 1; new size limit effective same day

Gag grouper will open for recreational harvest in most state and all federal Gulf of Mexico waters June 1. The black grouper and gag minimum size limit will increase from 22-inches to 24-inches total length in Gulf state waters starting June 1, to match recent changes in Gulf federal waters. The gag grouper recreational season will be June… Read More »

FWC arrests poachers for possession of illegal species, including sea turtle

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) arrested four people over the weekend for possession of undersized and illegal species. Saturday, as a result of an ongoing marine resource investigation, FWC officers conducted stops on two suspect vessels. These stops revealed undersized and illegal species onboard each vessel. On one of the vessels, stopped in the Gordon… Read More »