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New Regs For Tripletail, Sheepshead

At its April meeting in Fort Lauderdale, FWC approved several changes to the management of tripletail and sheepshead. Changes go …

South Atlantic Red Snapper Season Proposed

NOAA Fisheries is considering new regulations that would open the door for a limited season for red snapper in the South Atlantic in 2018.

Atlantic Grouper, Hogfish Seasons Open

On May 1: hogfish; gag, black, red, yellowmouth and yellowfin grouper; scamp; red hind; rock hind; coney; and graysby.

Bay scallop season opens June 16 in Dixie County and a portion of Taylor County

The 2018 recreational bay scallop season for Dixie County and a portion of Taylor County opens June 16 and will remain open through Sept. 10. This includes all state waters from the Suwannee River to the Fenholloway River.

Texas ShareLunker Producing Huge Largemouths

Since 1986, Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Toyota ShareLunker Program has invited anglers to receive recognition and prizes for their catches heavier than 8 pounds.
Bahama Reef Fish Conservation

Artificial Reefs Key To Alabama’s Snapper Fishing

The key to Alabama’s phenomenal red snapper fishing is the more than 1,000 square miles just off the coast that are designated artificial reef zones.
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