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Father-daughter fishing adventure leads to unexpected surprise in saltwater catfish dinner

October 24, 2014 

Saltwater cats are good to eat after all. 

Love for saltwater wade-fishing helped retiring FWC staffer do job

September 24, 2014 

While wade-fishing has plenty of benefits, not needing a boat was a big sell for Stan Kirkland. 

Scalloping offers family-friendly fun

June 26, 2014 

This year, Gov. Rick Scott asked the FWC to open the bay scallop season June 28 instead of July 1. 

From fishing clinics to license-free fishing days, FWC offers plenty of ways to get fishing

May 06, 2014 

As the weather warms and school lets out, it’s the perfect time to take up a new hobby. 

Spring means return of Spanish mackerel to north Florida waters

April 08, 2014 

They're easy to catch and aggressive fighters. 

Sailfish: State’s saltwater fish offers on-the-water excitement

March 11, 2014 

Between its aesthetic beauty and its penchant for fighting, sailfish are a recreational favorite. 

Helping your fish survive helps you

January 16, 2014 

There are plenty of things you can do to help maximize the survival of fish you plan on releasing. 

Learning more about Florida’s other blue-colored crab

December 05, 2013 

Sometimes I field calls about things I don't deal with on a daily basis. 

Hunting, fishing not so different

November 07, 2013 

Even though there are differences, there are also quite a few similarities.  

Lionfish derby offers real life experience

October 01, 2013 

We see them in places we’ve never seen them before, and there are no signs of them going away anytime soon.  

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