The Red Snapper Division of the STAR tournament will remain open during the tournament as long as the federal for-hire season and the season set for private anglers by Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries is open. This season is subject to close before the end of the tournament. All fish entered in this division must be caught while abiding by the regulations set forth by the Gulf Council and the State of Louisiana where applicable and based on time and location of catch.
THE 2023 LOUISIANA RED SNAPPER SEASON:The 2023 private recreational red snapper season will begin on Friday, May 26 in both state and federal waters. The season will run weekends only (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) with a daily bag limit of two fish per person and a 16-inch total length minimum size limit. The open season will also include the Monday of Memorial Day and the Monday of Labor Day. For more information, click here.