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FWC expands hunting opportunity, improves quota system

February 14, 2013 

Two new wildlife management areas added and opportunities on private lands expanded. 

Hydrilla treatment set for Lake Kissimmee

February 14, 2013 

Treatment for portions of the lake will be Feb. 20 and 21 

Changes to rebuild Gulf gray triggerfish population approved

February 13, 2013 

State regulations will be consistent with pending federal regulations. 

Commission discusses game fish, sport fish designations

February 13, 2013 

Commissioners table decision, direct staff to develop catch-and-release provisions for bonefish, tarpon. 

2013 gag grouper recreational season set for Gulf state waters

February 13, 2013 

The season in most state waters is slated to start July 1 and end Dec. 3. 

Commission proposes 2013 Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters

February 13, 2013 

Proposed season would start June 1 and end July 14. 

Get your fishing equipment ready for 2013 license-free days

February 13, 2013 

Saltwater days are June 1, Sept. 1. Freshwater days are April 6, June 8. 

FWC seeks public input on Broward County boating safety zones

February 12, 2013 

Workshop scheduled for Feb. 19 in Hollywood. 

New ‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ event offers same fishing fun plus kayaking

February 11, 2013 

March 9-10 in Matlacha, just offshore of Fort Myers. 

Shands Bridge boat ramp closed for renovation

February 11, 2013 

Closure to last from Feb. 25 through March 22. 

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