How do you know it's Stone Crab Season on Longboat Key?

We were showing a property to clients by boat this afternoon and suddenly realized it’s October 5th.  What’s October 5th, you ask?  It’s 10 days prior to the start of stone crab season; the 1st day traps can be set for the 2023 season.  Mark your calendar – 1st harvest is Sunday, October 15th, when fishermen are permitted to collect their catch and deliver the delicious bounty to wholesalers, restaurants, and fish markets.

Longboat Key, Florida, is a breathtaking destination not only for its beautiful beaches and serene atmosphere but also for the delectable “Longboat Key Florida stone crab season” that arrives every year. The excitement is palpable as the season brings a fresh perspective to…

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