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FWC orders halt on seasonal gag grouper harvest

  STAFF REPORT Recreational harvest of gag grouper for the 2023 season will close in Gulf state waters starting Oct. 19 at 12:01 a.m. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission issued the closure during an October meeting. ‘The Gulf gag grouper recreational season will reopen on Sept. 1, 2024,’ a news release said. Monroe…