August 23, 2016
The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Big Lagoon State Park, 12301 Gulf Beach Highway, Pensacola.
August 19, 2016
The aerial spraying will be conducted by Coastal Air Service Inc. utilizing helicopters. It is scheduled for Aug. 23-26 and potentially Aug. 29, weather permitting.
August 18, 2016
Bay scallop season will open for harvest in the St. Joseph Bay area Aug. 22 and will remain open through Sept. 5, 2016. During this shortened season, the daily bag limit will be 40 scallops per person or 200 per vessel, whichever is less.
August 16, 2016
These 10-day trap closures give groups authorized by the FWC the opportunity to identify and retrieve lost and abandoned blue crab traps from the water.
August 15, 2016
For more information regarding the FWC’s trap-retrieval program, blue crab trap closure dates, regulations and cleanup events, go to MyFWC.com/Fishing (click on “Saltwater Fishing,” then “Trap & Debris”).
August 12, 2016
Lessons include knot tying, cast netting, rod and reel rigging, how to be a responsible marine resource steward, marine fish and habitat identification, catch-and-release techniques and more.
August 12, 2016
With a little over a month to go in the Lionfish Challenge, there’s still plenty of chances to take home a shirt or win a raffle prize.
August 05, 2016
Recreational and commercial blue crab traps must be removed from certain state waters on the east coast of Florida prior to Aug. 10, the first day of two 10-day trap closures occurring this month.
August 02, 2016
Mutton snapper is an important south Florida fishery. The 2015 stock assessment indicates that regulatory changes are needed for the fishery.FWC staff has been gathering public input on how to proceed with management of this fishery.
August 01, 2016
Lake Trafford in Collier County recently received national recognition for its resurging bass fishery, made possible by ongoing restoration projects.