April 01, 2015
Boaters can enjoy opportunities to observe one of Florida’s unique species but to avoid colliding with manatees, people on the water should take basic steps such as slowing down, watching out for the animals and complying with regulations in manatee zones.
March 25, 2015
The FWC lifted the idle-speed, no-wake restriction on Zone 5, which runs from River Rise in O’Leno State Park west to the confluence of the Suwannee River. This 32-mile segment is an idle-speed, no-wake zone when the Santa Fe River reaches 17 feet, as indicated on the Three Rivers gauge, where flood stage is 19 feet.
March 12, 2015
Hydrilla is an invasive, exotic, aquatic plant spread easily by boats throughout the state's lakes and rivers. Managing and treating it is necessary for the health of Florida's waters and to enable continued recreational boating and other aquatic activities.
March 09, 2015
This boat ramp provides access to the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area. It will be closed to public use while the FWC repairs the ramp. The FWC anticipates the closure to last one week, March 17 – March 24.
February 27, 2015
Following the completion of an accident investigation, the FWC issued an arrest warrant for a Sunny Isles man on a vessel homicide charge. Felipe Escobar turned himself in when notified.
February 26, 2015
FWC Law Enforcement is continuing the investigation into the cirumstances surrounding a barge that sank in the Fort Pierce inlet on Feb. 24 and is asking the public for help gathering information.
January 27, 2015
Zone 5 is a 32-mile stretch from River Rise within O’Leno State Park west to the confluence of the Suwannee River.
January 27, 2015
Tallahassee woman wins $40,000 Phoenix bass boat.
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.
December 29, 2014
Until trap season reopens, blue crabs may be harvested with other gear, such as dip nets and fold-up traps.