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Red snapper season to start on June 17

The recreational red snapper season will start June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida and remain open through July 31 with 12 days in the fall.

“We are excited about Governor Ron DeSantis’ recent announcement of this year’s 57-day Gulf red snapper season, which is the longest we’ve had since the FWC began managing the season in state and federal waters,” said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Chairman Rodney Barreto in a press release.

For-hire operations that do not have a federal reef fish permit may also participate in the season but are limited to fishing for red snapper in Gulf state waters only.

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Navarre Beach to host 36th Annual Mardi Gras Parade this Saturday

Celebrating 36 years of family-friendly fun, floats and beads, the Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade is set to roll rain or shine Saturday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. along Gulf Boulevard.

The parade starts at Indiana Street and Gulf Boulevard, and continues east on the boulevard, ending at the Navarre Beach Causeway. The event typically attracts tens of thousands of people – locals and tourists alike.

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