Atlantic Snook in State & Federal Waters Closes June 1st

Snook Season Closure
Snook Season Closure

SEBASTIAN – The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state and federal waters will close on June 1, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

Snook season in Florida for the Atlantic typically opens February 1st.

Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. Seasonal harvest closures and anglers using proper handling methods when practicing catch-and-release help conserve Florida’s valuable snook populations and can ensure the species’ abundance for anglers today and generations to come. To learn more and watch a video about catch-and-release fishing and the best way to handle a fish.

Anglers can submit their catch information for this and other species by using the iAngler app. Learn more on the Angler Action Foundation’s website.

Learn more about recreational fishing FWC, visit their Recreational Regulations webpage.

It is illegal to buy or sell snook.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.