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2011 boating statistics now available

July 09, 2012 

67 boating-related deaths last year; 28 so far in 2012. 

FWC lifts restrictions on Zone 4 of Suwannee River

July 09, 2012 

Boaters still encouraged to avoid the Suwannee, Santa Fe until normal conditions return. 

Red snapper season closes July 17 in Gulf state, federal waters

July 09, 2012 

Last day to fish is July 16. 

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FWC Facts:
The horse conch (Pleuroploca gigantea) is Florida's official state shell. It is a predator that grabs other snails and inserts its toothed tongue to devour soft flesh.

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