July 20, 2015
As a result of an ongoing marine resource investigation, FWC officers conducted stops on two suspect vessels. These stops revealed undersized and illegal species onboard each vessel.
July 17, 2015
The FWC will treat hydrilla in portions of Lake Tohopekaliga (Lake Toho) on July 22, weather permitting.
July 15, 2015
The FWC is asking for anglers’ assistance through participation in the Gulf Reef Fish Survey. This new data collection program will improve how recreational catch is monitored and provide information needed to ensure sustainable fisheries in Florida.
July 14, 2015
Recreational and commercial blue crab traps in state waters from the Pasco-Hernando county line to the Wakulla-Franklin county line, including all waters of the Ochlockonee River and Bay, must be removed from the water before July 20, the first day of a 10-day trap closure.
July 09, 2015
Recreational and commercial blue crab traps in state waters from the Palm Beach-Broward county line to the Pasco-Hernando county line must be removed from the water before Friday, July 10, the first day of a 10-day trap closure.
July 06, 2015
Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast on July 11.
July 02, 2015
An increase of the minimum size limit of gray triggerfish in Atlantic state waters will take effect beginning July 9.
July 01, 2015
Bass anglers may wonder why the Sunshine State supports some of the best bass fishing in the world. Harvest management through fishing rules and regulations play a role, and the FWC is currently considering sweeping changes to streamline bass regulations and make them more effective.
June 30, 2015
Whether you are a seafood aficionado who wants priority placed on getting fish to the dinner plate, a recreational fisher who prefers to catch and release or a commercial fisher whose catch is destined for restaurants and homes around the state and beyond, the FWC wants to know what marine fisheries issues concerned you. This is your chance to let the FWC know what it is doing right, where you see opportunities for improvement, and what you think should be the state’s top priorities for marine fisheries management.
June 30, 2015
Residents, business owners and everyone who has concerns or interest in the Orange Lake Habitat Management Plan Stakeholder Process are welcome and encouraged to attend the July 14 meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. at Grand Lake RV and Golf Resort.