Final draft management plan for Biscayne National Park is available for public comment.
Florida’s Atlantic snook season will close starting Dec. 15 in state and federal waters
Several species of grouper will close to starting in the new year.
Sobeck will oversee the management and conservation of recreational and commercial fisheries, and the protection of marine mammals, marine protected species, and coastal fisheries habitat within the U.S. exclusive economic zone.
Florida anglers will no longer be required to carry and use a venting tool when fishing for reef fish such as snapper and grouper in Gulf of Mexico state waters.
Gulf grouper and Atlantic snook season remain open.
A new study reveals that distinct shark species respond differently after the release.
NOAA Fisheries reminds fishermen of the change to the February 1 through March 31 shallow-water grouper closure.
Passage of House bill and introduction of Senate bill demonstrates progress
FWC approved several changes to state rules recently, many of which will allow fishermen who participate in this new commercial fishery to land and sell their catch in Florida.