Gulf Council Reminder: Greater Amberjack and Gray Triggerfish Set to Open in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico

The recreational seasons for greater amberjack and gray triggerfish will reopen in the Federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico August 1, 2013.  The commercial gray triggerfish season will also reopen August 1.

New regulations for gray triggerfish include a two-fish recreational bag limit and a 12-fish commercial trip limit. The minimum size limit for gray triggerfish is 14 inches fork length.

The bag limit for greater amberjack is on per person, and the size limit is 30 inches fork length.

Fork length is measured from the tip of the fish’s closed mouth to the center of the tail fork. Watch this video for more information on how to measure.


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