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FWC approves 2 boating safety zones in Monroe, Volusia counties

February 08, 2012 

Creation of the zones received positive feedback from the public. 

Commission votes to increase commercial fishing opportunities

February 08, 2012 

Changes relate to oyster harvest in Apalachicola Bay and king mackerel. 

FWC adopts new seasons for gag grouper in Gulf

February 08, 2012 

Recreational open season will be July 1 - Oct. 31; minimum commercial size lowered to 22 inches total length. 

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