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Limited harvest starts Sept. 1 for snook, a premier Florida fish

August 25, 2014 

Snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. 

Current east coast blue crab trap closure ending early

August 22, 2014 

Traps may be placed back in state waters starting Saturday, Aug. 23. 

FWC tarpon researchers seek data from north Florida anglers

August 21, 2014 

Tarpon DNA helps scientists learn more about the fish’s rich life history. 

Lionfish-reporting app successful, plus 250 users sporting new lionfish shirts

August 20, 2014 

Lionfish are an invasive species that negatively impact Florida’s reefs and wildlife. 

Current east coast blue crab trap closure ends early

August 14, 2014 

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps may now be placed back in state waters (shore to 3 nautical miles, including intracoastal waterways) in Brevard through Palm Beach counties. 

East coast blue crab trap closure starts Aug. 20

August 13, 2014 

Two 10-day closures are scheduled for August. 

East coast blue crab trap closures start Aug. 10

August 05, 2014 

Two 10-day closures are scheduled for August. 

Gulf red snapper recreational fishing workshop slated for St. Pete on Aug. 11

August 05, 2014 

Anglers encouraged to share ideas, discuss potential future approaches to managing the fishery. 

FWC arrests man for illegal commercial lobster fishing

August 04, 2014 

Key West man charged with 53 counts of actively fishing commercial lobster traps with no crawfish tags attached. 

New TrophyCatch website meets ‘I Do’

August 04, 2014 

Redesigned website launched at world's largest tackle trade show. 

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Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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