FWC Marine Fisheries Workshops

Shore-based Shark Fishing Public Workshops

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on future management of the shore-based shark fishery. The FWC is hosting several public workshops on this topic throughout the state. Share your input by attending one of these workshops.

View the workshop presentation  Adobe PDF

Workshops will begin at 6 p.m. local time (print the workshop flier Adobe PDF):

  • July 18: Bradenton, State College of Florida, Library and Learning Center – Together Manatee Community Room, 5840 26th Street West
  • July 19: Ft. Myers, Joseph P D’Alessandro Office Complex, Room 165 C & D, 2295 Victoria Avenue
  • August 6: Panama City, Gulf Coast State College, The Russell C. Holley and Herbert P. Holley Language and Literature Building, Sarzin Lecture Hall, 5230 West US Highway 98
  • August 7: Pensacola, Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center – Parks & Recreation Department, City of Pensacola, 913 South I Street
  • August 20: Daytona Beach, Piggotte Community Center, Reception Hall Room, 504 Big Tree Road
  • August 21: Jacksonville, Jacksonville University, J. Henry Gooding Building – Swisher Auditorium, 2800 University Blvd North
  • August 27: Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Beach Community Center, 509 Ocean Avenue
  • August 28: West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Department of Planning, Zoning & Building – The Vista Center, 2300 North Jog Road
  • August 29: Miami, Miami City Hall – Commission Main Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive
  • August 30: Key Colony Beach, City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Drive

If you can’t attend an in-person workshop, you may submit comments online by visiting MyFWC.com/SaltwaterComments.

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