Black Drum Florida Fishing Regulations

Black Drum

Black Drum

Florida Regulations Gulf and Atlantic State Waters

Black DrumSlot Limit: 14-24″ with one fish over 24″

Daily Bag Limit: 5 per harvester per day (can include one over 24″)

Season: Open year-round

Gear Requirements:

  • Legal Gear: hook and line, cast net, seine, spear or gig
  • Illegal Gear: Cannot harvest using any multiple hook in conjunction with live or dead natural bait; Snatching prohibited

Special regulations apply for this species when fishing in Biscayne National Park.

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