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portusrogerportusroger Posts: 177 Deckhand
are they legal to keep and eat?


  • conchydongconchydong Pompano BeachPosts: 10,310 AG
    edited April 2019 #2
    yes but the Dolphin, Blackfin, Gray Triggers, Vermilions and Almacos are illegal. Better run and hide.
    In all seriousness, if it was caught in State waters, I believe they fall under the aquarium fish laws and must be landed alive. It is a stupid law and written very gray and up to interpretation. In federal waters, I believe they changed the law and they are no longer regulated.

    “Everyone behaves badly--given the chance.”
    ― Ernest Hemingway

  • IntheslotIntheslot Posts: 342 Deckhand
    Queen trigger is definitely illegal. If AJs, maybe a couple are short.

    But otherwise a very nice haul indeed.
  • SebastianRedSebastianRed Posts: 24 Deckhand
    Queen trigger is not regulated in Fed Water. Jack's are not AJ's but Almaco and legal too.
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