12/31/13 – REMINDER: Annual Seasonal Shallow Water Grouper Closure Starts January 1, 2014


Commercial and Recreational Harvest of Shallow-Water Grouper Species in Federal Waters Closes on January 1, 2014. Harvest of these species for both sectors will reopen on May 1, 2014.


Species included in the seasonal closure include:

  • Black Grouper
  • Gag Grouper
  • Red Grouper
  • Scamp Grouper
  • Yellowfin Grouper
  • Yellowmouth Grouper
  • Coney
  • Graysby
  • Red Hind
  • Rock Hind

See the Species Profiles and Regulations for these fish under the Regulations by Species section of our website or by downloading our FREE mobile app, SA Fishing Regulations, available for iPhone and Android


Seasonal closure for shallow water grouper runs from January 1 through April 30, 2014.