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Hunter safety course in Martin Co.

May 10, 2011 

May 15 in Palm City. 

Alligator surveys on Newnans, Orange, Lochloosa lakes

May 09, 2011 

Annual nighttime spotlight surveys are conducted in the spring to monitor alligator populations. 

FWC seeks continued angler participation for tarpon study

May 05, 2011 

Anglers who submit a tarpon DNA sample to this study in 2011 will be entered into random, bi-monthly drawings for various prizes. 

FWC offering additional hog-hunting opportunities

May 05, 2011 

There will be 5 hunts on Aucilla, 10 on Blackwater. 

FWC investigating reported human-crocodile encounter

May 05, 2011 

With limited information at hand, the FWC cannot conclude what animal 2 kayakers encountered.  

Apply for alligator-hunting permits beginning May 4

May 04, 2011 

More than 6,000 permits will be available. 

Public hearing for Triple N Ranch WMA plan is May 19

May 04, 2011 

The meeting will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Osceola County Commission Chambers, Kissimmee. 

New Juniper Creek WMA open to family hunts in 2011-12 season

May 03, 2011 

A family hunt is open to two young people ages 8-15 and an adult with a quota permit. 

Gainesville woman injured in boating accident on Suwannee River

May 03, 2011 

She was riding a tube when struck by a personal watercraft near Old Town. 

FWC urging motorists to slow down in panther country

May 02, 2011 

So far this year, 5 Florida panthers have met untimely ends on busy highways in Collier County.  

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In one spawning season a female tarpon may produce from 4.5 million to more than 20 million eggs.

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