The Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack Recreational Fishing Season will close on September 28, 2015, according to NOAA Fisheries.
The recreational harvest of greater amberjack in the Gulf of Mexico will close at 12:01 a.m., local time, on September 28, 2015, and remain closed until January 1, 2016.
The 2015 landings data indicate the 1,130,000-pound recreational annual catch target will be harvested by September 27, 2015.
Greater Amberjack Recreational Fishing Closure Highlights:
- Recreational harvest or possession of greater amberjack is prohibited.
- The closure applies in both state and federal waters for vessels that have a valid Gulf of Mexico reef fish charter/headboat permit.
source: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council