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Hatchery bass making a difference in Florida

April 30, 2012 

Fisheries biologists often refer to a 3-pronged approach to fisheries management: habitat, fish and people. 

Babcock-Webb shooting range hours to change; public input sought

April 30, 2012 

The most popular of the FWC's 7 public ranges, it hosted 60,000 shooters last year. 

Sign your kids up now for Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp

April 27, 2012 

One-week sessions begin June 17. 

FWC offers hunter safety course in Collier Co.

April 27, 2012 

May 3-6 at the North Naples Fire District. 

Taylor Co. FWC officers rescue 4 kayakers

April 27, 2012 

Kayakers' GPS helped officers locate them. 

Grouper fishing reopens May 1 in Atlantic, Monroe Co. waters

April 26, 2012 

Harvest will stay open through Jan. 1, 2013. 

Alligator bites Winter Haven golfer in knee

April 26, 2012 

Injuries are serious, but not life-threatening. 

Youth Outdoor Experience is fun, free

April 26, 2012 

May 12 at the Ocala Youth Conservation Center. 

Volusia man arrested for illegally keeping rattlesnake

April 25, 2012 

He had a 3-foot rattlesnake, but no venomous reptile permit. 

A question of balance

April 24, 2012 

Difficult decisions can lead to great rewards and increased fishing opportunities, as we have recently seen. 

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