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Florida Fishing News

Lionfish tournaments remove 15,000 lionfish, including 5 tagged Lionfish Challenge fish

Lionfish Challenge Promotional Video (YouTube):https://youtu.be/Gmd25BbpLVw  Photos (Flickr): https://flic.kr/s/aHsmkZ5fhR    More than 15,000 lionfish were removed from Florida waters...

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FWC reopens Area 3A North in the Everglades WMA complex

Recent rains have raised water levels in the portion of the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area known as 3A North (north of Interstate 75 and west of U.S. 27),...

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Stone crab season closes May 16

The commercial and recreational harvest of stone crab claws in Florida closes on May 16, with the last day of harvest on May 15. Stone crab season will reopen on Oct. 15. This five-month...

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Nature Coast Fishing for Youth program hosted this summer in Cedar Key

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free Nature Coast Fishing for Youth program in Cedar Key for youth between the ages of 5 and 15. Programs will be...

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2018 Lionfish Festival, new location, same fun

Toolkit: ReefRangers.com/About/Festival  Lionfish Festival Promo Video (YouTube):https://youtu.be/5Erl6iJMrv8  Mark your calendars. The 2018 Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival is...

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Recreational and commercial trap fishery workshops scheduled for May; your input needed

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on the recreational and commercial stone crab and blue crab fisheries and the commercial spiny lobster trap...

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Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center summer day camp registration now open

The week-long summer day camps  at Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center offer a fun, safe and affordable way for kids to learn archery, freshwater fishing, hunting and wilderness...

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Grouper, hogfish fishing reopens May 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County waters

The following species will reopen to recreational harvest May 1 in Florida state and federal waters of the Atlantic: hogfish; gag, black, red, yellowmouth and yellowfin grouper; scamp; red...

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Greater amberjack season opens May 1 in Gulf state waters

The greater amberjack recreational season in Gulf state waters will reopen to harvest May 1 and remain open through May 31. The season will reopen again Aug. 1 through Oct. 31. Greater...

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FWC discusses Gulf red snapper management, creates Gulf Reef Fish State For-Hire program for 2018-2019

At the April 26 meeting in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) discussed Gulf red snapper management, including the 40-day Gulf recreational season...

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