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  • CANCELLED - Oct. 7 Women's Fishing Clinic in Crystal River
  • The 2017 winners of the Lionfish Challenge are Ken Ayers Jr. (recreational) and Joshua Livingston (commercial). Learn more.
  • Gray triggerfish: The gray triggerfish recreational season in Gulf state waters will be open an additional weekend (Oct. 21 and 22) to provide anglers with fishing opportunities that were missed due to Hurricane Irma impacts earlier in the seasonLearn more.
  • Bay scallops: Recreational season in state waters off Gulf County is open Sept. 23 through Oct. 8, closing Oct. 9. Learn more.
  • Goliath grouper, spotted seatrout and bay scallop workshops scheduled. Learn more.

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