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Snook season starts Sept. 1

August 29, 2017 

A snook permit, as well as a recreational saltwater license, is required unless the angler is exempt from the recreational license requirements.  

Labor Day weekend is perfect for Gulf reef fishing; last weekend for red snapper, first weekend for gray triggerfish

August 29, 2017 

The 2017 recreational red snapper season in both Gulf state and federal waters will close for the year on Sept. 5. Also during Labor Day weekend, the limited fall gray triggerfish season will start ramping up in Gulf state waters.  

Public meeting to address managing aquatic plant life on Lake Okeechobee

August 29, 2017 

The FWC will hold a public meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, at the Clewiston Youth Center to address the management of aquatic plants on Lake Okeechobee. 

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