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Hunter safety course in Glades Co.

April 24, 2013 

April 27 at the Glades Co. Sheriff's Office Gun Range in Moore Haven. 

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

April 23, 2013 

The season will remain open until Jan. 1, 2014. 

Bay County fishing opportunities expanded

April 23, 2013 

62 artificial reef structures were added at 19 locations. 

Marine fisheries rule cleanup webinars, call-in workshops planned for this week

April 22, 2013 

Public input sought - April 22 and 24 at 6 p.m. EDT. 

FWC approves draft revisions to Broward, Pinellas boating safety zones

April 18, 2013 

Final consideration will take place at the June meeting. 

FWC updates permit guidelines as gopher tortoises start springtime maneuvers

April 18, 2013 

Changes reflect input from stakeholders, will be consistent with updated management plan. 

Shikar-Safari honors FWC Officer of the Year Bryan Fugate

April 18, 2013 

Monroe County officer recognized for skills, ingenuity, dedication, positive attitude. 

Lake Gibson’s under-the-radar bass fishery

April 18, 2013 

This small lake may be one of the best in the state for bass fishing. 

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. 

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