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Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon

July 22, 2014 

2-day recreational season is July 30-31. Regular commercial/recreational season is Aug. 6 - March 31. 

Gulf red snapper recreational fishing workshops start this month

July 21, 2014 

Workshops scheduled between July 28 and Aug. 11. 

Gulf recreational red snapper season closes July 15 in state waters

July 09, 2014 

Florida state waters in the Gulf are from shore to 9 nautical miles.  

Bay scallop season starts June 28

June 23, 2014 

Start is 3 days earlier than originally slated. 

FWC moves to simplify saltwater rules in 3 counties

June 18, 2014 

Outdated or redundant regulations removed for Gilchrist, Indian River, Manatee counties. 

FWC combats lionfish invasion with fishery management changes

June 18, 2014 

Changes take effect Aug. 1. 

Sea cucumber management changes take effect June 11

June 04, 2014 

Commercial daily trip, vessel limit with be 200. 

Speak out on bass management

June 02, 2014 

Take an online survey or attend a local public-input meeting. 

Conservation-based Apalachicola Bay oyster harvest changes effective June 1

May 30, 2014 

Changes will be effective through Aug. 31. 

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The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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