Public Information Officer Mary Swaney
KNOW THE REGULATIONS FOR LOBSTER SEASON
Regular Spiny Lobster Season is August 6th – March 31st
The regular eight-month lobster season is always August 6th through March 31st.
It is important to know the lobster season regulations before going out to harvest Lobster.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) provides detailed information on its Spiny Lobster webpage.
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary provides a brochure summarizing lobstering regulations in Monroe County.
View or download the brochure (pdf)
If you have questions about lobstering in local waters, please contact
the FWC Marathon Office at 305-289-2320.
or the Islamorada Sheriff’s Office at 305-664-6480.