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Florida visitor sets new shoal bass record

December 16, 2014 

Pound-for-pound, shoal bass are one of the top fighters in the black bass family.  

Snook harvest seasonal closure in Atlantic starts Dec. 15

December 09, 2014 

Snook may be caught, released during the closed season, which ends Jan. 31. 

Gag grouper recreational harvest closes in most Gulf waters in early December

December 01, 2014 

Last day for harvest in Gulf state waters is Dec. 3. For Gulf federal waters it's Dec. 2. 

Many holiday goodies available - some under the fish attractor 'tree'

December 01, 2014 

How would it be if the FWC put some more fish under the tree?  

'Tis the season for gifts to support Florida wildlife

November 25, 2014 

The FWC has gift ideas that should please almost anyone who appreciates Florida wildlife. 

Get a new Saltwater Grand Slam on License Free Fishing Day, get an FWC swag bag

November 25, 2014 

9 new Grand Slams roll out Saturday, Nov. 29. 

Snook harvest seasonal closure in Gulf starts Dec. 1

November 24, 2014 

It will reopen to harvest March 1, 2015. Snook can continue to be caught and released during the closed season.  

Red grouper conservation measures approved

November 20, 2014 

Bag limit lowered from 4 to 2, effective Jan. 1. 

Next lionfish-control step prevents lionfish breeding, effective Nov. 26

November 18, 2014 

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

Are you ‘Fishing in the Know’? Marine Fisheries newsletter gets new name for new style

November 18, 2014 

New name for what many have known for years as the “Hot Sheet.”  

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