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Idle-speed, no-wake zone temporarily in effect for a portion of the St. Johns River

October 01, 2015 

A temporary idle-speed, no-wake zone has been enacted for the portion of the St. Johns River between the South Moon Canal and State Road 40 Bridge in Astor. 

7 essential points for bear hunting in Florida

October 01, 2015 

The black bear is a conservation success story in the Sunshine State, and because of the species’ population growth, hunting will be used as one part of the FWC’s overall approach in stabilizing expanding bear populations within certain areas of the state. 

TrophyCatch approaches 3,000 trophy bass recycled as Season 4 begins

October 01, 2015 

The FWC is proudly wrapping up Season 3 of TrophyCatch. Since inception of this innovative citizen-science, conservation rewards program in October 2012, nearly 3,000 trophy largemouth bass heavier than 8 pounds have been caught, documented and released in Florida. 

Free hunter safety course offered in Leon County

October 01, 2015 

People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling Hunter Safety Coordinator Will Burnett at the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in October

October 01, 2015 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525. 

Traditional hunter safety courses offered in October in 2 counties

October 01, 2015 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525.  

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