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Bowhunter education course scheduled for Citrus Co.

July 08, 2014 

Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

East coast anglers encouraged to help FWC collect red snapper data

July 07, 2014 

Last year researchers collected 1,701 samples from red snapper harvested during the 3-day recreational season. 

Become a member of the Dove Club!

July 01, 2014 

Dove Club permits enable one adult and one youth to hunt all scheduled dates for the dove field of their choice.  

Inspiring young anglers

July 01, 2014 

The “Big Catch” program is Florida's family-friendly, freshwater angler-recognition program, with 33 different freshwater fish to target. 

FWC provides guidance on enhanced boating safety legislation

July 01, 2014 

Divers may display a buoy with a series of divers-down symbols as an alternative to the traditional divers-down flag. 

Free bowhunter safety course in Miami-Dade

July 01, 2014 

Saturday, July 12 at Castellow Hammock Park. 

Free bowhunter safety course in Palm Beach County

July 01, 2014 

Saturday, July 12 at Gator Guns & Archery Center, W. Palm Beach. 

Lake Jackson anglers urged to keep some of their smaller bass

July 01, 2014 

If the bass are under 16 inches, anglers can keep up to 4 per day. 

New officers hit the ground – and water – running!

June 27, 2014 

FWC officers enforce all state laws as well as federal fisheries and wildlife laws. 

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