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Two of Florida's riverine black basses tie for state record

March 31, 2015 

The state record for shoal bass was broken not once but twice during March by anglers Tucker Martin and Jamie Coleman. 

Learn where to go as freshwater fishing heats up!

January 30, 2015 

Here in the Fishing Capital of the World, freshwater sunfish are already on spawning beds in the southern half of the state. In north Florida, they are getting ready to come to shore to let loose the next generation of finned wonders. 

Many holiday goodies available - some under the fish attractor 'tree'

December 01, 2014 

How would it be if the FWC put some more fish under the tree?  

FWC hatcheries stocking 3.5 million freshwater fish, spreading a little 'sunshine'

October 31, 2014 

Most of those fish are striped bass hybrids - sunshine bass. 

TrophyCatch builds on success, launches season 3

October 03, 2014 

More than $200,000 worth of individual prizes will be awarded for season 2, thanks to TrophyCatch’s valued corporate partners. 

Nonnative fish provide exotic fishing alternatives; most have no bag limits!

September 02, 2014 

There are 41 nonnative freshwater fish species that have been observed or are known to reproduce in Florida. 

New TrophyCatch website meets ‘I Do’

August 04, 2014 

Redesigned website launched at world's largest tackle trade show. 

Inspiring young anglers

July 01, 2014 

The “Big Catch” program is Florida's family-friendly, freshwater angler-recognition program, with 33 different freshwater fish to target. 

Speak out on bass management

June 02, 2014 

Take an online survey or attend a local public-input meeting. 

Freshwater fishing excels due to team effort and public funding

May 01, 2014 

Freshwater fishing in Florida generates an economic impact of $1.7 billion annually and supports 14,000 jobs. 

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