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Boca Grande Pass gear restriction boundary shifts

March 18, 2016 

Sands shift and when they do, sometimes, buoys must be moved and boundaries changed. That’s what happened recently in Boca Grande Pass. Recent changes to the buoys marking Boca Grande Pass will affect tarpon anglers and others fishing in the Pass during the months of April, May and June. 

Share your red drum fishing experiences with the FWC

March 17, 2016 

Visit MyFWC.com/RedDrum2016 to learn more about red drum and take a short survey. 

Catch a record lionfish

March 14, 2016 

The FWC’s newest way of encouraging divers to target these spiny invaders is the lionfish state records program. 477 millimeters (18.78 inches) is the current record. 

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

March 10, 2016 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the ages of 5 and 15 from 9 a.m. to noon March 26 at Sunglow Fishing Pier, 3701 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. 

FWC plans treatment of invasive plants near boat ramp on Deer Point Lake

March 09, 2016 

The FWC will treat an invasive aquatic plan known as giant salvinia or salvinia molesta on Deer Point Lake in Bay County. The first treatment will be on March 10, weather permitting, followed by additional treatments as deemed necessary.  

Be a citizen-scientist: Help FWC monitor horseshoe crabs spawning on beaches

March 08, 2016 

Beachgoers lucky enough to spot horseshoe crabs are asked to note how many they see and whether the horseshoe crabs are mating. In addition, biologists ask observers to provide the date, time, location, habitat type and environmental conditions – such as tides and moon phase – when a sighting occurs. 

Don’t cut the line! Reel. Remove. Release.

March 02, 2016 

The FWC has come out with these steps to rescue a hooked bird: Reel in the bird. Remove the hook. Release the bird. Go to www.MyFWC.com/unhook for details.  

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

March 01, 2016 

The FWC will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the ages of 5 and 15 from 9 a.m. to noon March 12 at Naples Fishing Pier, 25 12th Ave. S., Naples. 

March offers peak fishing for many of Florida’s freshwater fishes!

March 01, 2016 

The TrophyCatch program clearly shows that submissions of bass heavier than 8 pounds, which are caught in Florida, documented and released, peaks each March. This is similar to other sunfishes, which are in the same family of fish as bass and include bream and crappie. 

Free Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinics coming up in Melbourne, Fort Pierce

February 29, 2016 

The free, day-long clinics are from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, 905 Shorewinds Dr., Fort Pierce, on March 11 and at Sebastian Inlet State Park, 9700 S. State Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach on March 12. 

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Help remove nonnative lionfish from Florida waters to limit negative impacts to native fish and wildlife. They can be speared, caught in hand-held nets or on hook and line.

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