The 2022 recreational and commercial spiny lobster season starts Saturday, Aug. 6, and runs through March 31, 2023.

Learn more about bag limits, size limits, where to harvest and other regulations at by clicking on “Recreational Regulations” and “Lobster,” which is under the “Crabs, Lobster and other Shellfish” tab. If you plan to lobster in the Keys, another great resource is the Monroe County Tourist Development Council website, For licenses and a spiny lobster permit, visit