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Greater amberjack and gray triggerfish reopen to recreational harvest in Gulf waters Aug. 1

By Staff | Jul 30, 2021

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack and gray triggerfish will reopen in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters Aug. 1.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the season for greater amberjack is scheduled to remain open through Oct. 31 in Gulf state and federal waters. Gray triggerfish is scheduled to remain open through Dec. 31 in Gulf state and federal waters but an early quota closure is possible for either species.

If you plan to fish for amberjack or gray triggerfish anywhere in Florida state or federal waters from a private recreational vessel, you must sign up as a State Reef Fish Angler (annual renewal is required).

To learn more, visit MyFWC.com/SRFS. Sign up today at GoOutdoorsFlorida.com.

Learn more about recreational fishing at “http://MyFWC.com/Marine”>MyFWC.com/Marine by clicking on “Recreational Regulations.”

Looking to keep up to date on Florida’s saltwater fishing regulations? Find them on the Fish Rules app.

You can learn more at FishRulesApp.com or follow Fish Rules at Instagram.com/FishRulesApp or Facebook.com/FishRulesApp.