The following locations off the west-central coast of Florida are closed to all fishing from November 1 to April 30.
Surface trolling for species other than reef fish is allowed May 1 to October 31.
Madison/Swanson Marine Reserve
29°17 N. lat., 85°50 W. long/29°17 N. lat., 85°38 W. long./29°06 N. lat., 85°50 W. long/29°06 N. lat., 85°38 W. long
Steamboat Lumps Marine Reserve
Closed to all fishing except for highly migratory species. Coordinates are 28°14 N. lat., 84°48 W. long/28°14 N. lat., 84°37 W. long./28°03 N. lat., 84°48 W. long/28°03 N. lat., 84°37 W. long.
The following locations off the south coast of Florida are closed to all fishing. Anchoring of fishing vessels is also not allowed in the Tortugas sites. The boundaries of the areas are as follows:
Tortugas North Ecological Reserve
Closed areas: EEZ portion of Tortugas Northfishing and anchoring of fishing vessels prohibited. Coordinates are 24°40 N. lat., 83°06 W. long/24°46 N. lat., 83°06W. long./24°46 N. lat., 83°00 W. long/thence along the seaward limit of Floridas waters to 24°40 N. lat., 83°06 W. long.
Tortugas South Ecological Reserve
Tortugas Southfishing and anchoring of vessels prohibited. Coordinates are 24°33 N. lat., 83°09 W. long/24°33 N. lat., 83°05 W. long./24°18 N. lat., 83°05 W. long/24°18 N. lat., 83°09 W. long.