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Orange Lake Habitat Management Plan needs stakeholder involvement, input

October 08, 2015 

Residents, business owners and everyone who has interest in the Orange Lake Habitat Management Plan Stakeholder Process, are welcome to attend the Oct. 13 meeting from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Grand Lake RV and Golf Resort, located off Highway 318 just east of I-75. 

Stone crab season opens Oct. 15 in state, federal waters

October 07, 2015 

For more information on harvesting stone crabs for recreation, as well as commercial stone crab regulations and licensing information, go online to MyFWC.com/Fishing (click on “Saltwater”). 

New stone crab trap specifications in Collier, Monroe and Miami-Dade counties

October 07, 2015 

Effective Oct. 5, the use of round entrances (also known as throats or funnels) is no longer allowed for stone crab traps used in state or federal waters off Collier, Monroe and Miami-Dade counties. 

Free hunter safety course offered in Collier County

October 02, 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 the FWC’s South Region Office at 561-625-5122. 

Free hunter safety course offered in Hendry County

October 02, 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 the FWC’s South Region Office at 561-625-5122. 

Free bowhunting education course offered in Broward County

October 02, 2015 

People interested in attending this course may register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s South Region Office at 561-625-5122. 

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. 

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