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Federal red snapper season will be 47 days

MOBILE. Ala (WKRG) - Federal red snapper season for recreational fishing will span 47 days in 2018 and 2019. According to a press release from Alabama Representative Bradley Byrne: 

The  2018 Red Snapper season in Alabama will run from June 1 through September 3, with Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays open to fishing. The entire week of the Fourth of July (June 30 through July 8) will also be open for Red Snapper fishing.


The announcement of a 47 day Red Snapper season comes following approval of Alabama’s exempted fishing permit (EFP) by the Department of Commerce.




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