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Dade City angler lands state record brown bullhead catfish

March 06, 2014 

7.02-pounder eclipses previous record by 1.3 pounds. 

Free Women’s Fishing Clinic scheduled for Fort Pierce, Vero Beach

March 04, 2014 

March 14 in Fort Pierce; March 15 in Vero Beach. 

Open house meetings will discuss largemouth bass conservation on Lake Okeechobee

February 19, 2014 

Wednesday, Feb. 26 in Clewiston; Thursday, Feb. 27 in Okeechobee. 

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

February 19, 2014 

Feb. 22 in Crystal River. 

‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ weekend offers angling fun in Matlacha

February 03, 2014 

March 8-9 at the Matlacha Community Center. 

Manatees concentrated in Lee County; area boaters cautioned

January 24, 2014 

Manatees seeking warm waters in Orange River, Mullock Creek, Estero Bay, elsewhere in Lee Co. 

Female lion returned to primary enclosure

January 03, 2014 

The animal remained within facility's 10-ft. perimeter fence, never posing immediate risk to public. 

Grass carp scheduled for stocking into Lake June

December 13, 2013 

Stocking of 2,500 grass carp scheduled for Dec. 17. 

Help plan the future of Babcock-Webb WMA

November 25, 2013 

Public hearing planned for Dec. 5 in Punta Gorda. 

Securing trash can reduce bear activity in Lake Wales Ridge

November 06, 2013 

If bears don't have access to food in a neighborhood, they don't have a reason to visit. 

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