2023 season now totals 87 days
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Governor Ron DeSantis as we speak introduced Florida is extending the already document 2023 leisure Gulf crimson snapper season by 17 days, including each Friday by Saturday in September, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving Day to the beforehand introduced season.
The 2023 season now totals 87 days, the longest mixed season for the reason that state assumed administration of crimson snapper.
These fishing from personal leisure vessels in state and federal waters within the Gulf, and constitution vessels and not using a federal reef fish allow which might be restricted to fishing in state waters, will be capable of take part within the 2023 Gulf crimson snapper season.
“I’m proud to increase our historic Gulf crimson snapper season and supply much more alternatives for anglers of all ages to see why Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World,” stated Governor Ron DeSantis. “Whereas Biden and his federal companies shorten seasons and strangle fishing alternatives elsewhere, we’re displaying what accountable, freedom-minded authorities can accomplish.”
“The Gulf crimson snapper season brings anglers from throughout the nation to take pleasure in this leisure alternative,” stated FWC Government Director Roger Younger. “Having the ability to prolong the season 17 days will enable extra entry and alternatives to all who need to expertise the Fishing Capital of the World.”
These dates prolong the autumn season by 17 days. The autumn season now consists of each Friday–Sunday all through the months of September, October, and November in addition to Labor Day and Thanksgiving Day. See the up to date fall season dates under:
September 1–4 (Friday–Monday of Labor Day Weekend)
September 29–October 1
November 10–12 (Veterans Day Weekend)
November 23–26 (Thanksgiving Weekend)
Make your plans to get on the water, and if you wish to fish for crimson snapper in state or federal waters from a personal leisure vessel, even if you’re exempt from fishing license necessities, it’s essential to join as a State Reef Fish Angler (annual renewal required) at GoOutdoorsFlorida.com.