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FWC captain honored by fisheries association

July 08, 2014 

Capt. Rob Beaton receives Aylesworth Outstanding Govt. Employee award. 

East coast anglers encouraged to help FWC collect red snapper data

July 07, 2014 

Last year researchers collected 1,701 samples from red snapper harvested during the 3-day recreational season. 

Become a member of the Dove Club!

July 01, 2014 

Dove Club permits enable one adult and one youth to hunt all scheduled dates for the dove field of their choice.  

Inspiring young anglers

July 01, 2014 

The “Big Catch” program is Florida's family-friendly, freshwater angler-recognition program, with 33 different freshwater fish to target. 

FWC provides guidance on enhanced boating safety legislation

July 01, 2014 

Divers may display a buoy with a series of divers-down symbols as an alternative to the traditional divers-down flag. 

Lake Jackson anglers urged to keep some of their smaller bass

July 01, 2014 

If the bass are under 16 inches, anglers can keep up to 4 per day. 

New officers hit the ground – and water – running!

June 27, 2014 

FWC officers enforce all state laws as well as federal fisheries and wildlife laws. 

Watermelon Pond stocked with forage fish; preparing for bass stocking in 2015

June 27, 2014 

Goal is to "jump start" fish community needed to naturally support a high-quality bass fishery. 

FWC supports ‘Operation Dry Water’ for 6th year

June 25, 2014 

Effort designed to prevent alcohol-related accidents, fatalities. 

FWC, partners use Internet to protect wide variety of wildlife

June 24, 2014 

"Operation Wild Web" targeted illegal sales of fish & wildlife, unlicensed businesses. 

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