Snook season closes May 1 in Gulf, Everglades and Monroe County waters

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The recreational harvest season for snook will close May 1 in Florida’s Gulf of Mexico, Everglades National Park and Monroe County coastal and inland waters.  The harvest season for snook will remain closed until Sept. 1 in these areas.

These seasonal harvest closures protect Florida’s valuable snook populations and help sustain and improve the fishery for the future.The recreational harvest season for snook will remain open until June 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River.  Anglers may keep one snook between 28-32 inches total length per day from these waters.

Contact: Lee Schlesinger, 850-487-0554