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Florida Fishing News

Gov. Scott and FWC announce 40-day recreational red snapper season in Gulf state and federal waters

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Gov. Rick Scott are excited to announce a 40-day recreational red snapper season for both Gulf state and federal waters. A...

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FWC hosts meeting about Lake Rousseau

FWC photo by Karen Parker. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) invites the public to attend a meeting on April 27 to learn about the current state of Lake Rousseau...

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Orange Lake management activities update presentation held April 17

A public meeting to present an update on management activities performed at Orange Lake under last year’s workplan and to discuss future management is scheduled for April 17, according to...

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Come back to Hickory Mound Impoundment on Big Bend WMA, reopening April 4

Photos available on the FWC’s Flickr site: https://bit.ly/2GM9dJL  The Hickory Mound Impoundment area on the Big Bend Wildlife Management Area’s Hickory Mound Unit is reopening to the...

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Get involved! Be an FWC volunteer!

Photos available on FWC’s Flickr site. Go to: https://www.flickr.com/gp/myfwcmedia/8mq083 During Florida Volunteer Month  in April, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...

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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 April 9 through April 20, weather permitting. Lake Rousseau is part of...

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FWC plans to improve navigation on Lake Harris

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) plans to treat hydrilla on portions of Lake Harris during the week of March 26-30, weather permitting. The treatments will be...

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FWC celebrates 25th anniversary of the Tenoroc Youth Fishing Derby

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) invites you to a free youth freshwater fishing derby at Tenoroc Public Use Area and Youth Conservation Center in Lakeland on...

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Permit spawning season closure inside the Special Permit Zone starts April 1

The spawning season closure for permit inside the Special Permit Zone in south Florida starts April 1. This closure includes all state and federal waters south of Cape Sable on the Gulf...

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Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Weeki Wachee promises day of learning, fun

Photos available on the FWC’s Flickr site: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjzBWzfa. Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family...

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