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Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Leon County

February 21, 2011 

The course will be conducted in the second-floor conference room of the Farris Bryant Building, 620 S. Meridian St., Tallahassee, from 6-10 p.m. March 1 and 3.  

FWC charges St. Lucie man with illegal possession of venomous snake

February 18, 2011 

Kevin A. Castle of Fort Pierce was also issued two warnings for improper caging.  

FWC offers Women's Fishing Clinic in Jacksonville

February 18, 2011 

March 19, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Sisters Creek Jim King Boat Ramp, 8203 Hecksher Drive. 

Big bass in Orange Lake could lead to prizes

February 17, 2011 

Anyone catching a 10-pound (or bigger) bass from Orange Lake can enter for a chance to win a day of fishing with Shaw Grigsby, host of "One More Cast" on the Sportsman Channel and a top-ranked bass tournament angler.  

2011 destined to go down as a Florida fishing extravaganza

February 17, 2011 

Tournaments showcase record- and near-record-breaking catches, and we’re hearing from around the state about big bass and impressive catch numbers. 

Youth hunters to benefit from turkey hunt on private lands

February 17, 2011 

The special two-day youth turkey hunt on private lands happens the weekend prior to the opening of spring turkey season in each hunting zone. 

Reward increased in Crestview bear shooting

February 16, 2011 

The bear was the same one FWC biologists moved Nov. 18 from Fort Walton Beach to Eglin Air Force Base, after it had been shot and wounded by a homeowner.  

FWC meeting set for Feb. 23-24 in Apalachicola

February 15, 2011 

The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and are open to the public, in the third-floor courtroom of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market St.  

Anglers catching super-big bass in Central Florida

February 15, 2011 

Zack Mack, from Murfreesboro, Tenn., hooked a 14-pound, 2-ounce Florida largemouth bass on Lake Kissimmee.  

Spring turkey hunting season has 2 new rules

February 14, 2011 

FWC reminds hunters that there are changes this spring turkey season.  

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