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Florida Fishing News

Free Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic coming up on St. George Island

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic on St. George Island Saturday, Feb. 3. The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m....

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Recreational and commercial management changes for cobia in state waters of the Gulf effective Feb. 1

Several changes to the management of cobia in state waters of the Gulf of Mexico will go into effect Feb. 1. These changes were approved at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

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FWC hosts Lake Okeechobee habitat and fisheries management meeting

The public is invited to a meeting with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to discuss various management programs for aquatic plants, fish and wildlife on Lake...

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FWC installs fish attractors on Lake Talquin

FWC staff installing a fish attractor. FWC photo. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has installed a total of 100 fish attractors (artificial fish habitat) at four...

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Family Saltwater Fishing Clinic Jan. 20 in Jupiter

The Fisheries for Veterans Project will be hosting a day-long saltwater fishing clinic for adults and their family members 13 years and older on Jan. 20 at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse...

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St. Johns River blue crab trap closure starts Jan. 16

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps in all waters of the St. Johns River system must be removed from the water before Jan. 16, the first day of a 10-day trap closure. This closure...

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FWC monitoring sea turtles, manatees during cold weather

As Florida’s residents and visitors manage the current cold-weather conditions, the state’s unique and treasured fish and wildlife species may need some extra care as well. The Florida...

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