Species Availability

Species Availability Guide - Southwest Florida

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

 

Species

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Amberjack

5

5

4

3

2

1

1

2

3

4

5

5

 

Barracuda

3

3

4

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

3

3

 

Black Drum

5

5

5

4

3

2

2

2

3

4

4

5

 

Black Grouper

5

5

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

5

5

 

Cobia

1

1

3

5

3

2

1

2

4

5

5

4

 

Flounder

5

5

4

3

2

1

1

2

3

4

5

5

 

Gag Grouper

5

5

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

5

5

 

Jack Crevalle

3

4

4

5

5

5

4

4

4

5

5

4

 

Jewfish

3

3

3

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

3

3

 

King Mackerel

5

4

3

2

2

2

2

2

3

4

5

5

 

Ladyfish

5

4

3

2

1

1

1

1

2

3

4

5

 

Lane Snapper

5

5

4

4

3

3

3

3

4

4

5

4

 

Mangrove Snapper

5

5

5

4

4

5

5

4

4

3

3

4

 

Mutton Snapper

1

1

1

2

3

4

5

5

4

3

2

1

 

Permit

1

1

1

3

4

5

5

4

3

2

1

1


Pompano

5

5

4

4

4

5

5

4

3

3

4

5

 

Redfish

2

2

3

4

5

5

4

4

5

5

4

3

 

Red Grouper

4

5

5

4

4

4

5

5

4

3

3

3

 

Shark

2

2

3

3

4

5

5

5

5

4

3

2

 

Sheepshead

5

5

4

3

2

2

2

2

2

3

4

5

 

Snook

3

3

4

4

5

5

4

4

4

4

3

2

 

Spanish Mackerel

5

5

5

4

4

3

3

3

2

3

3

4

 

Spotted Seatrout

5

5

4

3

2

2

2

2

3

4

4

5

 

Tarpon

1

2

3

4

5

5

4

3

2

1

1

1

 

Tripletail

5

5

4

3

3

3

4

5

5

4

3

4

 

Yellowtail Snapper

1

2

3

4

5

5

5

5

4

3

2

1

 

  1. Scarce
  2. Spotty
  3. Available
  4. Good Months
  5. Best Months

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