Greater Amberjack

Greater Amberjack: Seriola dumerili

Florida Regulations:  

RegulationsGulf State WatersAtlantic State Waters
Minimum Size Limit 34” Fork Length 28” Fork Length
Daily Bag Limit 1 per person 


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  • Legal Gear: spears, gigs, hook and line, seine, cast net


Gulf state: Open May 1-31 and Aug. 1-Oct. 31.

Atlantic state: Open year-round.

Gulf federal External Website: Open May 1-31 and Aug. 1-Oct. 31. 1 fish per person per day; 0 bag limit for for-hire captain and crew.

Atlantic federal External WebsiteOpen year-round. 28" FL; 1 fish per person, per day.  Learn more. External Website

Complete information on closed recreational seasons in state waters.

More information:

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Florida Rule External Website                                       

Gulf Federal Waters Rules External Website

Atlantic Federal Waters Rules External Website


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