Gulf of Mexico Recreational Red Snapper Management
The Gulf red snapper stock is currently under a rebuilding plan. Consistent with this rebuilding plan, both commercial and recreational catch limits have been allowed to increase as the stock has recovered.
Red Snapper Management Overview
Read a historical overview of population status, rebuilding the population, and current and future management options.
- 2018 Stock Assessment - Southeast, Data, and Assessment 52
- Stock Assessment 101
- Understanding Fisheries Management
- Survey Certification for the Marine Recreational Information Program
- Red Snapper State Management Exempted Fishing Permits
2023 Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates for the Federal For-Hire Component (Coming Soon)