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New Critical Wildlife Area signs go up in Franklin County

February 01, 2018 

The FWC installed signs around two new Critical Wildlife Areas in Franklin County; Lanark Reef CWA and Flag Island CWA.  

New Critical Wildlife Area in-water markers to be installed in Lee County

February 01, 2018 

The FWC will soon be installing in-water markers around five new Critical Wildlife Areas in Lee County: Hemp Key CWA; Broken Islands CWA; Matanzas Pass Island CWA; Big Carlos Pass CWA; and Coconut Point East CWA. 

FWC to meet Feb. 7-8 near Tallahassee

January 31, 2018 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Feb. 7-8 at the Florida Public Safety Institute, 85 Academy Drive, Havana, FL 32333.  

Monofilament recycling website gets new look, interactive map

January 31, 2018 

You can learn all of this and more by visiting the newly updated FWC Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program’s website at MRRP.MyFWC.com.  

FWC conducts aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau

January 29, 2018 

The FWC will conduct aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau from Jan. 29 through Feb. 9, weather permitting. Invasive hydrilla will be treated only in boat trails, but water lettuce and water hyacinth will be treated throughout the lake.  

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. 

FWC hosts Lake Okeechobee habitat and fisheries management meeting

January 22, 2018 

The meeting will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 8 at the South Florida Water Management District Service Center, 3800 NW 16th Blvd., Suite A, Okeechobee, FL 34972.  

FWC installs fish attractors on Lake Talquin

January 17, 2018 

The FWC has installed a total of 100 fish attractors (artificial fish habitat) at four public fishing piers on Lake Talquin in order to enhance fishing opportunities for shore and bank anglers.  

Family Saltwater Fishing Clinic Jan. 20 in Jupiter

January 08, 2018 

The Fisheries for Veterans Project will host a day-long saltwater fishing clinic for adults and their family members 13 years and older from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Jan. 20 at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area,. 

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