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Commission repeals Collier County spearing bans

April 17, 2013 

Collier Board County Commissioners requested the action. 

Proposal would make tarpon, bonefish catch-and-release only

April 17, 2013 

Final public hearing will come in June. 

FWC to permanently waive license requirement for lionfish harvest

April 17, 2013 

Lionfish are a nonnative, invasive species that negatively impac native saltwater fish and wildlife. 

FWC moves ahead with easier-to-follow marine fisheries regulations

April 17, 2013 

Goals are consistency in regulations and clarity in language. 

Commission sets 2013 Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters

April 17, 2013 

Season begins June 1, ends July 14. 

FWC welcomes new commissioner

April 17, 2013 

Adrien Bo Rivard is from Panama City. 

An FWC ‘North Star’ receives achievement award

April 17, 2013 

Greg Holder honored for nearly 33 years of initiatives and leadership. 

Jacksonville man dies in boating accident off Little Talbot Island State Park

April 17, 2013 

Large wave knocks 2 men out of boat; second man swims to shore. 

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