Permit, Florida Pompano
Special Permit Zone
The minimum size Florida Pompano to keep is 11". There is a daily bag limit of 6 per fisher. The season is open all year. Catching on a hook and line, cast or seine net.
The numbers for inside the Special Permit Zone are different. The minimum size Florida Pompano to keep is 22". There is a daily bag limit of 1 per fisher. The season is open August 1-March 31. In State waters, catching on a hook and line and in Federal waters, hook and line and spear fishing.
As listed on MyFWC, "The Special Permit Zone includes state and federal waters south of Cape Florida in the Atlantic and south of Cape Sable in the Gulf. State waters are from shore to 9 nautical miles in the Gulf and from shore to 3 nautical miles in the Atlantic."
If you need information on the Pompano Endorsement Zone, Visit MyFWC.
Regulation changes are to set for January 1, 2020 on the Shortfin Mako. The Commission approved an increase of the recreational minimum size limit to 83". Commercial harvest in State waters is banned.
No boats, just Florida East Coast Surf Fishing