It is officially lobster season in Belize! Lobster season usually marks the official start of summertime in Belize with the usual lobster crawls and lobster fest celebrations.
This year, lobster season in Belize will run from July 1, 2021, to February 28, 2022. We take the opportunity to wish all Fishers a successful season.
Gentle Reminder of the Lobster Fishery Regulations:
- The minimum carapace length is 3 inches
- The minimum tail weight is 4 ounces
- No person or establishment should have in possession any diced or fillet lobster
- It is illegal to have any softshell (molting) Lobster or females with eggs (berried)
- It is illegal to remove from any female lobster, any eggs or spawn, or the setae or fibre to which any eggs or spawn are or have been attached.
- The closed season for Caribbean Spiny Lobster is March 1st to June 30th