TALLAHASSEE,Fla - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has set the dates for the 2017 recreational red snapper season in Gulf state waters.
The dates are as follows:
- Open Saturdays and Sundays in May starting the first Saturday in May.
- Open daily starting the Saturday before Memorial Day (May 27) through Sunday following Independence Day (July 9).
- Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in September and October, plus Labor Day (Sept. 4)
The federal seasons for private recreational anglers and federally-permitted charter boats and head boats in Gulf federal waters have not yet been announced.