Snook (all species)

Shape

Synonyms

n/a

Edibility

Excellent

Regulations

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  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Max Size: 33 in Min Size: 28 in Total Length

  • Closed Seasons from December 1st, 2018 to February 28th, 2019
    from May 1st, 2019 to August 31st, 2019
    from December 1st, 2019 to February 28th, 2020

  • License Required
    Snook permit required when saltwater fishing license required

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.
    Through May 10, 2019 Snook and redfish are catch-and-release only in all state waters from the Pasco/Hernando county line south through Gordon Pass in Collier County, including all waters in Hillsborough County. For more information, see MyFWC Snook.
    zero bag limit for captain and crew on for hire vessel
    Regulations apply to state and adjacent Federal Waters.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Max Size: 32 in Min Size: 28 in Total Length

  • Closed Seasons from December 15th, 2018 to January 31st, 2019
    from June 1st, 2019 to August 31st, 2019
    from December 15th, 2019 to January 31st, 2020

  • License Required
    Snook permit required when saltwater fishing license required

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.
    zero bag limit for captain and crew on for hire vessel
    Regulations apply to state and adjacent Federal Waters.

  • Additional Notes
    no minimum size
    no bag limit
    no closed season

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Max Size: 28 in Min Size: 24 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.

  • Gear Hook and Line Only

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Max Size: 33 in Min Size: 28 in Total Length

  • Closed Seasons from December 1st, 2018 to February 28th, 2019
    from May 1st, 2019 to August 31st, 2019
    from December 1st, 2019 to February 28th, 2020

  • License Required
    Snook permit required for harvest when saltwater fishing license required

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.
    zero bag limit for captain and crew on for hire vessel
    Regulations apply to state and adjacent Federal Waters.

  • Additional Notes
    Hunting, trapping, netting, capture, or removal of any fish, turtle, crawfish, conch, whelk, or any marine and/or fisheries resource is prohibited. You are within a National Park managed by the Bahamas National Trust. Please contact 242-393-11317 for more information.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Max Size: 33 in Min Size: 28 in Total Length

  • Closed Seasons from December 1st, 2018 to February 28th, 2019
    from May 1st, 2019 to August 31st, 2019
    from December 1st, 2019 to February 28th, 2020

  • License Required
    Snook permit required for harvest when saltwater fishing license required

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.
    zero bag limit for captain and crew on for hire vessel
    Regulations apply to state and adjacent Federal Waters.

  • Closed Seasons from September 1st, 2018 to August 31st, 2020

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.
    Through August 31, 2020 snook are catch-and-release only in all state waters from the Pasco/Hernando county line south through Gordon Pass in Collier County, including all waters in Hillsborough County.
    For more information, see MyFWC Snook.

For a list of official country and state regulations, visit here