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'Tis the season for gifts to support Florida wildlife

November 25, 2014 

The FWC has gift ideas that should please almost anyone who appreciates Florida wildlife. 

Get a new Saltwater Grand Slam on License Free Fishing Day, get an FWC swag bag

November 25, 2014 

9 new Grand Slams roll out Saturday, Nov. 29. 

Snook harvest seasonal closure in Gulf starts Dec. 1

November 24, 2014 

It will reopen to harvest March 1, 2015. Snook can continue to be caught and released during the closed season.  

Red grouper conservation measures approved

November 20, 2014 

Bag limit lowered from 4 to 2, effective Jan. 1. 

Next lionfish-control step prevents lionfish breeding, effective Nov. 26

November 18, 2014 

Lionfish are an invasive species that have a negative impact on native fish and habitat. 

Are you ‘Fishing in the Know’? Marine Fisheries newsletter gets new name for new style

November 18, 2014 

New name for what many have known for years as the “Hot Sheet.”  

Further discussion needed for Lake Orange, Lochloosa, Newnans natural resource management

November 17, 2014 

Update on the Orange Creek Basin Stakeholder engagement process, follow-up to Sept. 25 meeting.  

FWC to meet Nov. 20-21 in Key Largo

November 13, 2014 

The public will have opportunities to speak both days. 

Mosquito Lagoon Marine Enhancement Center ribbon-cutting is Nov. 18

November 13, 2014 

The center is on the site of the former New Smyrna Beach High School. 

'Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!' event offers fishing fun

November 10, 2014 

Nov. 14-16 in Tavernier. 

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