October 04, 2016
The invasive lionfish took a major hit this summer: a total of 16,609 lionfish were removed during the 4.5 month Lionfish Challenge, which came to a close Sept. 30.
October 04, 2016
Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opens Oct. 15 in state and federal waters.
September 27, 2016
Since Sept. 13, FWC researchers have processed over 150 water samples from southwest Florida and are working closely with partners to track red tide blooms.
September 26, 2016
The annual Lake Eaton Kids’ Fishing Derby at the FWC's Ocala Conservation Center and Youth Camp will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, for children ages 6-12.
September 23, 2016
Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with the FWC Saturday, Sept. 24, by getting outdoors and appreciating the contributions to conservation and wildlife that hunters and anglers make daily.
September 21, 2016
Have a burning question about marine fisheries regulations? Want to know more about catch-and-release? We are here for you. Send your questions, photos, and fishing tales to Saltwater@MyFWC.com.
September 19, 2016
The 2016 recreational season for bay scallops will close Sunday, Sept. 25. The final day of harvesting is Saturday, Sept. 24, bringing an end to the season statewide.
September 15, 2016
The Lionfish Challenge will come to a close Sept. 30, but that is still plenty of time to take and turn in the 50 lionfish it takes to qualify in the program. Every lionfish tail submitted helps control the invasive population.
September 09, 2016
A new exception goes into place Sept. 13 in state waters, allowing anglers to possess and land filleted dolphin, wahoo and reef fish that were caught in Bahamian waters.
September 08, 2016
Recreational anglers will soon be able to take seven black sea bass per person, per day. The bag limit is currently five.