Atlantic snook to close in state and federal waters

The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state and federal waters will close on June 1.

Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. Seasonal harvest closures and anglers using proper handling methods when practicing catch-and-release help conserve Florida’s valuable snook populations and can ensure the species’ abundance for anglers today and generations to come. To learn more and see a video about catch-and-release fishing and the best way to handle a fish, visit and click on “Recreational Regulations” and then “Fish Handling Tips.”

Anglers can submit their catch information for this and other species by using the iAngler app. Learn more on the Angler Action Foundation’s website at

Learn more about recreational fishing at by clicking on “Recreational Regulations.”