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Average Size: 15 to 30 pounds
State and World Records: 50 pounds, 8 ounces, Daytona Beach
Range: Florida Atlantic coast; some In southern Gulf of Mexico. Also Bahamas and Caribbean. Caught mostly on reefs InSOto 150 feet of water.
Angling Methods: Bottom fishing, drlfting deep-jigging
Limit: 24 inches fork length minimum size; 2 fish per person or per boat, whichever is less.
Jason Hatch, fishing with the guys from E-Sea Rider, with a jumbo Dry Tortugas African pompano.
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