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Recreational bay scallop season closes Sept. 25

September 22, 2014 

Final day to harvest is Sept. 24. 

Public input sought on permit request allowing lake restoration in north central Florida

September 19, 2014 

11 bodies of water are covered in the permit application. 

Boat ramp closed at Sneads Smokehouse Lake during construction

September 17, 2014 

Project expected to take about 6 weeks to complete. 

FWC furthers lionfish control measures, prohibits lionfish aquaculture

September 10, 2014 

Lionfish are an invasive species that have a negative impact on native fish and habitat. 

1,000-plus TrophyCatch largemouth bass swim free

September 04, 2014 

That's how many bass over 8 lbs. have been caught, released since program began. 

FWC to meet Sept. 10-11 in Kissimmee

September 02, 2014 

At the Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South. Sessions start at 8:30 a.m. both days. 

Public input needed for Orange, Lochloosa, Newnans lakes natural resource management

September 02, 2014 

Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. at Grand Lake RV and Golf Resort, Citra. 

Nonnative fish provide exotic fishing alternatives; most have no bag limits!

September 02, 2014 

There are 41 nonnative freshwater fish species that have been observed or are known to reproduce in Florida. 

Conservation-based oyster harvest changes effective Sept. 1 in Apalachicola Bay

August 28, 2014 

FWC will continue to assess the health of the bay to make sure this critical natural resource is protected. 

Hey, kids! Let’s go fishing!

August 28, 2014 

Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Ocala Conservation Center and Youth Camp in the Ocala National Forest. 

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