February 04, 2016
Progress has been made in all four major areas targeted in the Florida Black Bass Management Plan: new opportunities, habitat management, fish management and human dimensions.
February 03, 2016
Ever wondered how to tie a certain knot, but didn’t know who to ask? Check out the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) newest YouTube Channel. Find us on YouTube by searching FWC Saltwater Fishing or go to MyFWC.com/SaltwaterFishing.
January 29, 2016
The FWC will treat portions of Lake Kissimmee in Osceola County for hydrilla the first week of February.
January 27, 2016
The recreational harvest season for snook reopens on Feb. 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters (from the Miami-Dade/Monroe county line north), including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The season will remain open through May 31.
January 25, 2016
Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by attending the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Women’s Fishing Clinic Feb. 20 in St. Augustine.
January 19, 2016
Attend one of the upcoming mutton snapper workshop hosted in February by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
January 06, 2016
Recreational and commercial blue crab traps in all waters of the St. Johns River system must be removed from the water before Jan. 16, the first day of a 10-day trap closure. This closure will give groups authorized by the FWC the opportunity to identify and retrieve lost and abandoned blue crab traps from the water.
January 06, 2016
By going to TrophyCatchFlorida.com anglers can register, submit fish, and examine other catches from around the state. Just registering makes you eligible to win a $40,000 boat package. Ed Prather was the lucky winner of the third Phoenix Bass Boat given away by TrophyCatch.
January 04, 2016
The day-long discussion is open to the public and will focus on snook management and research in Florida, including the results of the soon-to-be released 2015 stock assessment, information on population recovery following the 2010 cold kill, and opportunities for improving snook management. Learn more by viewing the agenda at MyFWC.com/Snook2016.
December 21, 2015
Several species of grouper will close to recreational and commercial harvest starting Jan. 1 in Florida state waters of the Atlantic, including Monroe County. This seasonal closure includes gag, black, red, yellowmouth, yellowfin and tiger grouper; scamp; red hind; rock hind; coney; and graysby.