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FWC continues panther relocation efforts

December 27, 2013 

Panther has been sighted sporadically in an area of Golden Gate Estates. 

Seasonal grouper closure starts Jan. 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County waters

December 23, 2013 

Harvest closure ensures their long-term sustainability. 

Minimum 10-inch size limit for black crappie in effect for Lake Griffin

December 23, 2013 

Daily bag limit is 25 black crappie. 

FWC, partners offer reward for information about suspicious panther death

December 18, 2013 

The 18-month-old female was found dead in the Big Cypress National Preserve. 

FWC identifies bear that injured Longwood woman

December 17, 2013 

The bear, a female, was captured Dec. 9 along with 2 of her cubs. 

FWC asks for help from the public

December 13, 2013 

Information sought regarding dumping of 400 lbs. of fish at Tyndall boat ramp. 

Grass carp scheduled for stocking into Lake June

December 13, 2013 

Stocking of 2,500 grass carp scheduled for Dec. 17. 

Collier Co. is panther country; take precautions

December 13, 2013 

Panthers typically live in remote, undeveloped areas. But they also can live in fairly rural areas. 

Snook harvest seasonal closure in Atlantic starts Dec. 15

December 10, 2013 

Harvest will reopen Feb. 1, 2014. 

FWC, U.S. Power Squadrons boost boating safety efforts

December 10, 2013 

Inflatable life jackets provided to U.S. Power Squadrons units throughout the state. 

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