Bluefish Florida Fishing Regulations



Atlantic state waters

Minimum size limit: 12″ fork length

Daily bag limit: 10 per harvester (will change to 3 fish per person from Nassau through Miami-Dade counties effective date TBD)


Atlantic federal waters

(regulated by the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council)

Minimum size limit: none

Daily bag limit: 3 per person for anglers fishing from private recreational vessels and 5 per person on for-hire vessels


Gulf state and federal waters

Minimum Size Limit: 12″ fork length

Daily Bag Limit: 10 per harvester

More Information

BluefishGear Requirements:

  • Legal Gear:  hook and line, spears, gigs, seine, cast net

Bluefish Species Profile

Florida Rule

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