2023 Red Snapper

  • Florida’s 2023 Gulf red snapper season will open on June 16 and run consecutively through July 31, 2023
  • The season will reopen in the fall for 3-day weekends during October and November (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).
  • This season applies to recreational anglers fishing from private vessels in Florida Gulf state and federal waters. For-hire operations that do not have a federal reef fish permit may also participate in the season but are limited to fishing for red snapper in Florida Gulf state waters only.