Florida Fish and Wildlife: Snook Harvest Seasonal Closure in Atlantic Starts Today

By  //  December 15, 2017

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catch and release allowed during closed season

The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 15 in Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, and will remain closed through Jan. 31, 2018, reopening to harvest Feb. 1.

(FLORIDA FISH and WILDLIFE) — The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 15 in Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, and will remain closed through Jan. 31, 2018, reopening to harvest Feb. 1.

Anglers may continue to catch and release snook during the closed season.

Gulf state and federal waters, including Monroe County and Everglades National Park, closed Dec. 1 and will reopen to harvest March 1, 2018.

This and other regular season closures are designed to help protect the species during vulnerable times such as cold weather.

Click HERE for more information on snook and click on “Saltwater Fishing,” “Recreational Regulations” and “Snook.”

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