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Hurricane Lake bass regulation changes July 1

June 24, 2010 

Effective July 1, the largemouth bass harvest regulation on Hurricane Lake in Okaloosa County will change from the current 18-inch minimum size limit to a 12-inch minimum size limit.  

FWC wraps up 2-day meeting in Lake Mary

June 24, 2010 

Commissioners address numerous important issues.  

FWC hears update on Black Bass Management Plan

June 24, 2010 

The plan is an evolving strategy to focus resources in establishing Florida as the undisputed Bass Fishing Capital of the World.  

FWC approves new rules for Burmese python

June 24, 2010 

Changes affect the classification of Burmese pythons and other constrictor reptiles. 

FWC approves new rules to help keep boaters safe

June 24, 2010 

Commissioners approve changes to 2 boating rules at Thursday's meeting in Lake Mary.  

FWC improves weakfish management

June 24, 2010 

Amended rules conform to an interstate fisheries management plan for weakfish. 

FWC modifies swordfish rules

June 24, 2010 

Regulations in state waters of Florida will be consistent with regulations in federal waters of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.  

Remaining alligator hunting permits go on sale June 30

June 24, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will begin the second phase of accepting applications for a chance to obtain highly coveted permits to participate in the statewide alligator harvest.  

FWC approves updates to the Miami blue plan

June 24, 2010 

The FWC began updating the management plan in December as a result of new information received over the past few years.  

Florida Bass Conservation Center wins national award

June 24, 2010 

The award recognized the Florida Bass Conservation Center in the Sport Fishery Development and Management Facilities category. 

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