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What are the regulations on African Pompano caught on head boats fishing out of say, Ft. Meyers? Are they exempt fro the 2 per person or 2 per vessel limit stated on the FWC site?

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  • GreyRiderGreyRider Posts: 61 Deckhand
    What are the regulations on African Pompano caught on head boats fishing out of say, Ft. Meyers? Are they exempt fro the 2 per person or 2 per vessel limit stated on the FWC site?

    Law:

    68B-35.0035
    (3) African Pompano Bag Limits –
    (a) Recreational Bag Limits – Each person harvesting African pompano within or without state waters is subject to a bag limit of two (2) African pompano per day. No more than two (2) African pompano shall be possessed aboard any vessel harvesting for recreational purposes within or without state waters at any time.
    (b) Commercial Bag Limits – Persons harvesting for commercial purposes shall not harvest or possess while in or on state waters more than two (2) African pompano. No more than two (2) African pompano shall be possessed aboard a vessel that is harvesting for commercial purposes while in or on state waters.
    Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const., Art. X, Sec. 16, Fla. Const., 379.407 FS. History–New 8-29-11, Amended 11-15-12.


    https://www.flrules.org/gateway/ChapterHome.asp?Chapter=68B-35
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