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Alligator DNA leads FWC to accused poacher

May 28, 2010 

An 8-month old case is cracked, thanks to DNA. Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) charged a Broward County man with the illegal killing of an American alligator, a felony.  

Gov. Crist announces free saltwater fishing weekends

May 28, 2010 

Gov. Charlie Crist has announced two free fishing weekends to help draw visitors to the beautiful Sunshine State.  

Panama City free Kids' Fishing Clinic set for June 5

May 28, 2010 

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling an appreciation for our marine environment and providing a fun, family outing are the objectives for the Panama City Kids' Fishing Clinic.  

FWC arrests 4 for drug possession, trespassing

May 28, 2010 

Seventy psilocybin mushrooms are off the street and a St. Lucie County landowner is breathing a sigh of relief following the arrests of two adults and two juveniles. 

Bonefish - a great Florida game fish

May 28, 2010 

The University of Miami recently studied the economic impact of bonefish and found that a single fish in the Florida Keys is valued to be worth $3,500 each year.  

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