Florida's lobster mini season Wednesday and Thursday

Posted at 12:36 PM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-26 12:19:56-04

Florida lobster lovers are preparing for the highly-anticipated mini season, which starts Wednesday morning.

There are two Florida lobster seasons, the two-day mini season and the eight-month regular lobster season.

The lobster mini season is always the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July.


The two-day season starts at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday and ends at midnight Thursday.

The regular eight-month lobster season is always Aug. 6 through March 31.

Only six lobsters can legally be caught per person, per day in Monroe County and Biscayne National Park. Twelve lobsters can be caught per person, per day for the rest of Florida.

Click here for a full list of state regulations regarding lobster mini season.