Weakfish

Shape

Synonyms

Grey Trout

Edibility

Excellent

Regulations

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  • Measurements Min Size: 14 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    No possession limit for recreational anglers.

  • Additional Notes
    No established size limit or bag limit. General limit of 100 pounds applies in Florida state waters outside of Nassau County.
    In Nassau County weakfish bag limit is 1 fish per person per day. For more information see MyFWC.com/weakfish.
    Harvest or attempted harvest of any weakfish in or from state waters by spearing is prohibited.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 12 in Total Length

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 12 in Total Length

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 13 in Total Length

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 12 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    aka Grey Trout Citation 9 lbs or 30 inches.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 16 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    Open year round.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 13 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    No closed season.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 16 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    Open season all year.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 16 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    aka Squeteague Open year round.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 16 in Total Length

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 13 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    No established size limit or bag limit in Florida Gulf state waters. General limit of 100 pounds applies.
    Harvest or attempted harvest of any weakfish in or from state waters by spearing is prohibited.
    For detailed regulations that apply in parts of Nassau County, see MyFWC.com/weakfish.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 13 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    Hook and line only.

  • Bag Limit 1

  • Measurements Min Size: 12 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    Limit one weakfish, sand seatrout, OR weakfish-sand seatrout hybrid per person per day.
    Hook and line and castnet only. Harvest or attempted harvest of any weakfish in or from state waters by spearing is prohibited.
    For detailed regulations that apply in parts of Nassau County, see MyFWC.com/weakfish.

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