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Special Permit Zone Closure to Start April 1

Reminder from FWC: The spawning season closure for permit inside the Special Permit Zone in south Florida starts April 1. This closure includes all state and federal waters south of Cape Sable on the Gulf coast, and south of Cape Florida on the Atlantic coast including all of the Florida Keys and Biscayne Bay.

The month of April was added to the existing May-through-July season closure at the February Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) meeting.

For more information on permit, click here.

To learn more about permit fishing and research, catch the April print issue of Florida Sportsman, now on newsstands. Writer Juan Levesque trails permit with Gulf Coast captain Jason Stock, starting on page 66. Click here to subscribe to FS.

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