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Feb. 28, 2024

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Gulf gray triggerfish and spotted seatrout open for recreational harvest on March 1 

The following species will open to recreational harvest March 1:
Gray triggerfish opens in Gulf state and federal waters.
If you plan to fish for gray triggerfish in 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 and click on “Recreational Regulations” and “State Reef Fish Survey” under
“Reef Fish.” Sign up today at

Spotted seatrout reopens in the Western Panhandle Management Region, which includes all state
and adjacent federal waters from Escambia County through the portion of Gulf County west of 85
degrees, 13.76 minutes west longitude. 
Spotted Seatrout Management Zones


Western Panhandle and Big Bend Spotted Seatrout Management Zones Boundary
seatrout map closeup 2019

Learn more about recreational fishing regulations at by clicking on “Recreational Regulations”  
or download the Fish Rules App at or the Fish Rules App.

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620 S. Meridian Street ·
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600 ·
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