Season opens Aug. 1 in Special Permit Zone
Information: Harvest of permit inside the special permit zone reopens Aug. 1. The daily limits are one fish per person and two per vessel and the minimum size limit is 22 inches fork length inside this zone. The Special Permit Zone includes state and federal waters south of Cape Florida in the Atlantic and south of Cape Sable in the Gulf.
The harvest of permit from areas north of the Special Permit Zone is open year-round with a bag limit of two fish per person and size limit of not less than 11 inches or more than 22 inches fork length. One fish over 22 inches total length per person with no more than two over 22 inches per vessel is allowed within the two-fish bag limit north of the Special Permit Zone.
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