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Scientists trick nature, stock Lake Griffin with 200,000 unique largemouth bass

March 31, 2010 

Throughout March, fisheries managers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have been releasing more than 200,000 young Florida largemouth bass into Lake County's Lake Griffin. Scientists at the FWC's Florida Bass Conservation Center in Webster produced the juvenile bass, called fingerlings.  

Crucial nesting season for sea turtles begins after hard winter

March 31, 2010 

The start of nesting season means beach residents and visitors need to follow a few precautions to ensure a successful season.  

Easter weekend brings free freshwater fishing to Florida

March 31, 2010 

Both residents and nonresidents in Florida can fish in public fresh waters across the state without a license during the weekend of April 3 and 4. All other fishing rules apply.  

FWC offers hunter safety course in Santa Rosa County

March 31, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Santa Rosa County.  

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