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FWC to kick off 2012 Commission meetings

January 31, 2012 

Feb. 7-9 at the Florida Public Safety Institute Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy. 

2 Jacksonville men face captive wildlife charges

January 31, 2012 

Search of home turns up 7 snakes - including vipers, pythons, ananconda. 

Live Oak man cited for taking too many bass

January 31, 2012 

He also was charged with using an illegal method and possessing undersized bass. 

3rd annual Florida scrub-jay festival at Oscar Scherer State Park

January 31, 2012 

Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10-4. Admission is free. 

FWC offers hunter safety course in Okaloosa Co.

January 31, 2012 

Instruction begins Feb. 13 in Fort Walton Beach. 

Black crappie fishing hot in Florida’s cool season

January 30, 2012 

Crappies are high-profile fish with their own enthusiasts. The state record is 3.83 pounds. 

FWC promotes boating access with new database

January 27, 2012 

More than 1,600 publicly accessible boat ramps listed. 

Red drum, spotted seatrout management efforts change Feb. 1

January 27, 2012 

Many changes mean more angling opportunities, increased bag limits. 

FWC to discuss Orange Lake aquatic plant management

January 27, 2012 

Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. in Gainesville. 

Snook season reopening on Atlantic coast only

January 26, 2012 

Feb. 1 reopening includes Lake Okeechobee, Kissimmee River. 

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