Florida got its first real shot of winter this past week, and while the cold part was short-lived, it reminded us why snook season closes each year in December. In the Gulf of Mexico, Monroe County and Everglades National Park, the closure runs from December-Feb. On the Atlantic coast, snook season closes Dec. 15-Jan. 31.
As a subtropical species, snook are at the top of their range in Florida. Their Sunshine State boundaries have been sliding northward over recent years, but the predictable ...
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