Come fall, when casting a line in state and federal waters, fisherman that hook red snapper can keep their catch.
A fisherman, who was treading water in the Gulf of Mexico for almost 24 hours, was rescued Thursday by a family out scalloping.
For three years, fishermen in the Southeast have had to catch and release any red snappers. But for three days, the moratorium on catching the fish has been lifted.
Whether you prefer to cast your line in saltwater or freshwater, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has announced two license-free fishing days for both in the month of June.
Boaters fishing in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, and for the next 44-days, can hook and bring in red snapper—but there are limits.
Two years after the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, there is evidence that wildlife in the water are suffering possible long-term effects.
Thursday afternoon’s stormy weather proved deadly for a boater in off the shores of Pompano Beach.