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Lobster Hunters Encouraged to Enjoy Mini Sport Season Responsibly

Lobster Hunters Encouraged to Enjoy Mini Sport Season Responsibly

Many Florida Keys visitors and residents typically participate in the annual spiny lobster sport season that begins this year at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, and ends at midnight Thursday, July 25. The regular season begins at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. Officials from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission emphasize the importance of responsible catching and proper measuring of lobsters and the need to protect lobster habitats. Vessel and dive operations should be conducted in a safe manner. Continue

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