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Vote for the Ultimate Fishing Town

May 12, 2011 

Kissimmee and Destin are in the running. 

Woman injured by sturgeon on Suwannee River

May 12, 2011 

A 5-foot sturgeon crashed through her boat’s windshield and showered her with glass. 

National monument honors late FWC pilot Joe Martyna

May 12, 2011 

Martyna’s name will be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial walls in Washington, D.C. 

Man jailed for 141 freshwater fishing violations

May 10, 2011 

Each count carries a maximum penalty of 60 days in jail and a $500 fine.  

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Butler Chain

May 10, 2011 

Hydrilla is an invasive, exotic aquatic plant easily spread by boats throughout the state’s lakes and rivers. 

Lakes Hatchineha, Cypress, Jackson to benefit from herbicide treatments

May 10, 2011 

Targeted plants will be treated via helicopter. 

Hunter safety course offered in Jefferson Co.

May 10, 2011 

The course will be at the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center, Monticello May 21 and 22. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Liberty Co.

May 10, 2011 

The May 21 course will be at the Woodmen of the World Camp in Hosford.  

FWC offers hunter safety course in Okaloosa Co.

May 10, 2011 

The course will be at the Okaloosa County Extension Office in Crestview May 23-26. 

Hunter safety course in Glades Co.

May 10, 2011 

May 15 in Moore Haven. 

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