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Hunter safety course this weekend in Okeechobee Co.

May 31, 2011 

Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must complete the hunter safety course before purchasing a Florida hunting license. 

Firming up recreational seasons for Gulf red snapper, gag grouper, greater amberjack

May 27, 2011 

June 1 is opening date for snapper; May 31 is closing date for gag grouper, greater amberjack. 

Be safe this weekend around Suwannee River sturgeon

May 27, 2011 

There have been four reported sturgeon encounters so far this year. 

Hunter safety course in Collier, Charlotte counties

May 27, 2011 

Instruction begins June 2. 

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Butler Chain

May 27, 2011 

Lake Down will be treated June 3. 

Internet bragging leads to felony poaching arrest

May 26, 2011 

Polk Co. man charged with 7 felonies, 6 misdemeanors. 

FWC reminds boaters to boat smart, safely

May 26, 2011 

Inattentiveness of the operator often contributes to boating accidents. 

Try something new; experience the ‘Rivers of AWE’

May 26, 2011 

The Aucilla, Wacissa and Econfina flow through a surprisingly rugged and sparsely populated slice of the Big Bend as they meander to the Gulf. 

Ocala Forest shooting range to close briefly for repairs

May 26, 2011 

Broken concrete and sidewalks will be repaired. 

Crocodile likely not responsible for kayakers’ injuries

May 25, 2011 

The kayakers reported hitting something in the water and overturning. 

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