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Public meeting set on managing aquatic plant life in Lake Jackson

January 23, 2015 

The meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lake Jackson Community Center, 3840 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee. 

Hall of Fame bass caps three days of fishing on Rodman Reservoir

January 23, 2015 

Dewight “Richie” Whitmore, 27, from Ringgold, Georgia, caught, documented and released a 14-pound, 1-ounce Florida largemouth bass at Rodman Reservoir on Martin Luther King Day. Whitmore, fishing with Georgia friend Josh Broome and Florida fishing guide Sean Rush, was using live shiners when they laid into the behemoth around 8:30 in the morning. 

Sign up to participate in the Gulf Reef Fish Survey today

January 20, 2015 

Sign up today to participate in the Gulf Reef Fish Survey. The easy, no-cost process will help the FWC paint a clearer picture of how many people are targeting Gulf reef fish, like red snapper and gag grouper, and what anglers are seeing on the water. 

Northwest Florida blue crab trap closure ending early

January 09, 2015 

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps may be placed back in state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) from the Florida/Alabama state line through the Franklin/Wakulla county line starting Saturday, Jan. 10. 

TrophyCatch championship ring awarded

January 07, 2015 

Joseph "Brooks" Morrell of Hampton earned the top prize for catching, documenting, releasing a 14-pound, 9-ounce bass. 

Try these easy-to-keep New Year's fishing resolutions

December 30, 2014 

How do you combine your fishing passion with feeling good about achieving your resolutions?  

Blue crab trap closure in northwest Florida starts Jan. 5

December 29, 2014 

Until trap season reopens, blue crabs may be harvested with other gear, such as dip nets and fold-up traps. 

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

December 22, 2014 

State waters in the Atlantic are from shore out to 3 nautical miles. 

Buy your next FWC license on your phone using new app

December 22, 2014 

Buying an FWC license has never been easier. 

Try one of FWC's new Saltwater Grand Slams

December 16, 2014 

Do you know what an FWC Saltwater Grand Slam is? If not, you are missing out on an exciting opportunity. 

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