FWC Commission Meeting February, 2014

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold it’s first meeting of 2014 in Tampa at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport – Westshore, 4500 West Cypress Street, Tampa, February 12 – 13, 2014 starting at 8:30am each day. The Commision will discuss several rule changes that are of importance to Florida’s saltwater anglers.

Thursday, February 13

Final Rule: Atlantic Recreational Reef Fish Bag Limits for Captain and Crew of For-Hire Vessels
The proposed rule would modify reef fish rule as follows:
Modify to remove language that prohibits captain and crew of for-hire vessels from retaining recreational bag limits of vermilion snapper, groupers, and golden tilefish on for-hire trips in state waters of the Atlantic (including Monroe County for grouper and golden tilefish).

Draft Rules: Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Season
Modify the recreational harvest season for red snapper in all state waters of the Gulf of Mexico to begin the Saturday before Memorial Day and end July 10.

You can learn more at FWC Meeting 2/2014

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