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FWC to meet Sept. 10-11 in Kissimmee

September 02, 2014 

At the Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South. Sessions start at 8:30 a.m. both days. 

Huntin’ season is here!

September 02, 2014 

Finally, the time of year we’ve been waiting for is here. 

Limited harvest starts Sept. 1 for snook, a premier Florida fish

August 25, 2014 

Snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. 

East coast blue crab trap closures start Aug. 10

August 05, 2014 

Two 10-day closures are scheduled for August. 

Gulf red snapper recreational fishing workshop slated for St. Pete on Aug. 11

August 05, 2014 

Anglers encouraged to share ideas, discuss potential future approaches to managing the fishery. 

FWC addresses 2 venomous reptile issues

July 28, 2014 

Men from Sarasota, Fort Myers involved in separate incidents. 

Amberjack, gray triggerfish reopen Aug.1 in Gulf state waters

July 28, 2014 

State waters extend from shore to 9 nautical miles. 

Imported lionfish not welcome in Florida

July 28, 2014 

Management changes effective Aug. 1 will help combat the problem. 

Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon

July 22, 2014 

2-day recreational season is July 30-31. Regular commercial/recreational season is Aug. 6 - March 31. 

Gulf red snapper recreational fishing workshops start this month

July 21, 2014 

Workshops scheduled between July 28 and Aug. 11. 

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