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Reminder: 2017 bay scallop season closure starts Sept. 25

September 20, 2017 

For updates and more information on bay scallops, visit MyFWC.com/Fishing. 

Oyster conservation measures implemented in St. Andrews Bay

August 30, 2017 

These changes affect all state waters of St. Andrews Bay in Bay County. 

Apalachicola Bay commercial oyster conservation changes remain in effect for upcoming season

August 30, 2017 

These changes are effective in all of Apalachicola Bay, including all waters of Indian Lagoon in Gulf County.  

Gag grouper fall season opens in Gulf 4-county region

August 25, 2017 

The Gulf of Mexico gag grouper recreational season in state waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties will be open for harvest Sept. 1 through Dec. 31.  

FWC investigating vessel accident in Destin; numerous injuries, one missing

March 18, 2016 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), in conjunction with Okaloosa County Sherrif’s Office, Bay County Sherrif’s Office, Panama City Fire Department and the U.S. Coast Guard, are responding to the scene of a vessel accident that occurred this morning at the Destin jetty. 

Hunter safety course offered in Calhoun County

March 14, 2016 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Calhoun County. 

Learn a hobby at free Women’s Fishing Clinic in St. Augustine

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. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in January for Jefferson County

January 20, 2016 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Jefferson County in January.  

Roads in Box-R WMA reopened

January 14, 2016 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has reopened the roads that were closed within Box-R Wildlife Management Area (WMA). 

Free hunter safety courses offered in Santa Rosa County

September 24, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering several free hunter safety courses in Santa Rosa County. 

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