When I was diving a small natural reef in Southwest Florida I stumbled upon a sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) attempting to eat a smooth duck clam (Anatina anatine). It was neat watching this steadfast fish repeatedly pick up and… Read More
Have you ever had a family member or buddy who you wanted to take fishing, but they didn’t want to purchase a fishing license? Have you always wanted to try fishing but didn’t want to fork up the… Read More
Greater amberjack season will be closed in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters starting June 1st and will reopen August 1st– October 31st 2020. These jacks are still open on the Atlantic side if you are still… Read More
Greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) season is opening this Friday May 1-31st and again August 1st– October 31st in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters here in Florida (regulations here). I thought this would be the perfect opportunity… Read More
Year-round lobster seasons?! Besides the Caribbean spiny lobster (Pannulirus argus), there are 3 other commonly found species of lobster in Florida, the spotted spiny lobster (Panulrius guttatus), Spanish lobster (Scyllarides aequinoctialis) and the ridged slipper lobster (Scyllarides nodifer)…. Read More
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This week is the last full week and weekend of Florida’s 2019-2020 spiny lobster season! Grab your bugs while the season is still open.
A friendly reminder as anglers may have some extra fishing time that there has been a change in inshore fishing regulations. Snook, red drum and spotted seatrout are closed to harvest from Gordon’s pass North to Pasco county… Read More