Jump to content

Recommended Posts

These things are getting to be a Pain.

Penn Battle 2, 10# braid on a 7'6" Falcon XG Coastal. Was an Awesome Fight!

Plenty of shrimp at Dons.

Lots of Pilchards on the coast.

Jumped a 30 pound Tarpon.

Caught lots of Trout, Snook and Snapper. A few smaller reds. Caught some 16" Sheep for dinner.

Spending the day with my son, Priceless!!!

 

 

 

 

Goliath Moes spot January.jpeg

  • Like 3
Link to comment
Share on other sites

15 hours ago, Moderator said:

If you want to catch a Goliath, just hook a nice snook in a deep creek mouth, and leave it in the water next to your boat for a few seconds.. 

Some early discussions about a quota season on them.  Cross your fingers.. 

MM

I heard you had to pay 500.00 for the tag if your picked on the lottery.  That's a expensive grouper. lol

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Here's what was proposed and tentatively approved, with final approval and suggested changes to be voted on at the March 2022 meeting:

The FWC staff recommended these proposed new rules:

  • The harvest of up to 200 goliath grouper per year, with harvest opportunities awarded via random-draw lottery with a maximum of one permit and tag per person per year
  • A lottery application fee of $10 and, if awarded, a permit fee of $500
  • A slot limit of 20-36 inches total length
  • Hook-and-line as the only allowable gear
  • An annual open harvest season of March 1 through May 31
  • Harvest allowed in all state waters except those of Palm Beach County south through the Atlantic coast of Monroe County
  • A requirement for participants to submit harvest and biological information.

Some of the seven-member governor-appointed commissioners expressed concerns Wednesday about issues that 20 stakeholders raised in public comments, so they will consider these changes to the proposed regulations at their March meeting:

  • Adding Martin County waters to the no-harvest zone
  • Reducing the license fee
  • Increasing the minimum harvest size.
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...