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DeSantis Announces Record 70-day Gulf Red Snapper Season

Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced a record 70-day-long Gulf red snapper recreational season.

This will be the longest combined season since the state assumed control of red snapper. It includes both a 46-day summer season and a 24-day fall season.

Gulf red snapper season is a favorite among Florida fishers, and often brings fishers from across the country.

The 46-day summer season will begin on June 16 and run through July 31, 2023. The 24-day fall season will include all weekends in October and November, Friday through Sunday. See fall season dates below:

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