Permit Harvest to Open in South Florida Special Zone

Permit will open for recreational harvest Aug. 1 in the Special Permit Zone, an area south of Cape Florida on the west coast and south of Cape Sable on the east coast that includes state and federal waters.

The season closes annually on May 1. Outside of the Special Permit Zone, the recreational harvest of permit is open year-round. Commercial harvest of permit is not allowed inside the Special Permit Zone.