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Florida Fishing News

Have an opinion on shore-based shark fishing? Now is the time to share. Attend a workshop.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is gathering public input on shore-based shark fishing. Share your thoughts on the future management of this fishery by attending...

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Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast promises day of learning, fun

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast on...

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FWC helps support educational lionfish exhibits

We are excited to announce the opening of a new Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) program. The 2018-19 Lionfish Educational Exhibit Program offers public facilities...

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Lionfish Challenge 2018 Update – July 3

Lionfish Challenge Promotional Video (YouTube):https://youtu.be/Gmd25BbpLVw  Photos (Flickr): https://flic.kr/s/aHsmkZ5fhR     Numbers update As of this week: 525 people have...

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FWC conducts aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will conduct aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau from July 9 through July 20, weather permitting. Lake Rousseau is part of the...

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Gag grouper recreational harvest closing in 4-county Gulf region

FWC photo.   Gag grouper recreational harvest will close in state waters off the coasts of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties on July 1, with the last day of harvest June 30....

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FWC awards $250,000 in lionfish research funds

Photos available on Flickr: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmkZ5fhR    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) awarded $250,000 to five organizations in early 2018 to research...

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Tripletail and sheepshead changes effective July 1

Several changes to the management of tripletail and sheepshead go into effect July 1, including: Tripletail: The minimum size limit will increase to 18 inches total length. The Florida Fish...

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Media statement: FWC Commission trap fisheries update

At the June 20 meeting in Sarasota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved several draft changes to recreational and commercial trap fisheries rules and...

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Lake Ponte Vedra cattail treatment scheduled

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will treat cattails on Lake Ponte Vedra in the Guana River Wildlife Management Area sometime in the next two weeks, weather...

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