Tropical Storm Colin gives anglers two more days of fishing, NOAA announces
Thanks to Tropical Storm Colin — and not the hordes of snapper in the Gulf — the 2016 federal red snapper season has been extended for two days.
Now, instad of shutting down at 12:01 a.m. Friday, red snapper fishing will end at 12:01 a.m. Sunday.
NOAA Fisheries made the announcement today.
The federal water red snapper bag limit remains two fish per person per day, with a 16-inch minimum total length size limit.