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Venting tool requirement removed in Gulf waters

November 21, 2013 

Anglers will now have the freedom to determine best way to maximize survival of released reef fish. 

New deer hunting regulations proposed for NW Florida

November 20, 2013 

Hunting Zone D would be divided into 2 deer management units. 

FWC to meet Nov. 20-21 in Weston

November 13, 2013 

Sessions begin both days at 8:30 a.m. at the Bonaventure Conference Center. 

Tarpon statewide snagging definition, gear rules in Boca Grande Pass changes effective Nov. 1

October 29, 2013 

Changes will provide further protection for iconic fish. 

FWC seeks public input on St. Johns River boating safety zones

October 02, 2013 

Public workshop scheduled for Oct. 15 in Deland. 

New largemouth bass regulation in effect on Lake Jackson

September 17, 2013 

New Jackson limit is 5 bass per day; 1 of which may exceed 16 inches. 

FWC takes action on snapper, grouper

September 05, 2013 

Changes will make state regulations consistent with federal regulations. 

FWC to meet Sept. 5-6 in Pensacola

August 27, 2013 

Variety of fish-and-wildlife issues to be addressed. 

Tarpon, bonefish become catch-and-release only on Sept. 1

August 26, 2013 

Proactive measure aimed at ensuring their economic and fishing value endure for generations. 

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