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Spiny lobster trap tag fees waived for 2018-19 season

January 24, 2018 

As commercial fishermen and women begin to purchase their spiny lobster trap tags, this is a reminder that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has waived the $1 per trap spiny lobster trap tag fee for the 2018-2019 season. This waiver was approved at the December 2017 Commission meeting as an action in response to Hurricane Irma. 

Recreational and commercial management changes for cobia in state waters of the Gulf effective Feb. 1

January 24, 2018 

These changes will further promote sustainable management of this fishery and were developed in coordination with anglers who were concerned about the fishery.  

Free Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic coming up on St. George Island

January 24, 2018 

The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Feb. 3 at the St. George Island State Park. 

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