Captain Mark Schmidt holding a red grouper caught west of Key West. Harvesting a grouper from Florida Keys waters becomes legal Monday but taking a snook becomes a violation.
Captain Mark Schmidt holding a red grouper caught west of Key West. Harvesting a grouper from Florida Keys waters becomes legal Monday but taking a snook becomes a violation. Sue Cocking Miami Herald File
Captain Mark Schmidt holding a red grouper caught west of Key West. Harvesting a grouper from Florida Keys waters becomes legal Monday but taking a snook becomes a violation. Sue Cocking Miami Herald File

Grouper season is here. But about that snook ...

April 30, 2017 07:46 AM

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