September 25, 2015
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 in St. Petersburg on Oct. 10.
September 24, 2015
Stewart Mayeaux, 41, of Marianna, enjoyed the thrill of seeing a 4-pound, 14-ounce shoal bass hit his lure on Sept. 19 and knowing he had a possible state record. Mayeaux, who moved from Louisiana five years ago, had read on the MyFWC.com website about several shoal bass records having been caught recently.
September 18, 2015
This free event is open to the public and will be held in front of Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Surrendered animals will be accepted between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. These animals will be checked by a veterinarian and made available for adoption by experienced individuals who are capable of caring for them.
August 31, 2015
The recreational red snapper season for Gulf state waters reopens to harvest Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-7, and will continue to be open for Saturdays and Sundays in September and October with the last day of harvest being Sunday, Nov. 1.
August 25, 2015
While the fishery is already more than 90 percent catch-and-release, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages anglers to continue to use moderation when determining whether or not to take a snook home.
March 23, 2015
won the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society.
March 16, 2015
Aerial surveys are conducted annually, weather permitting, to provide researchers with a count of manatees visible in Florida waters at the time of the survey. During the February count, a team of 20 observers from 11 organizations counted 3,333 manatees on Florida’s east coast and 2,730 on the west coast of the state.
November 13, 2014
The public will have opportunities to speak both days.
November 12, 2014
The organism uses a variety of nutrients from different sources.
October 08, 2014
Season to remain open through May 15. Regulations are the same in state, federal waters.