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FWC announces new law enforcement director

January 05, 2015 

Col. Curtis Brown will direct the efforts of more than 1,000 employees to protect Florida's natural resources and provide public safety. 

Make your New Year’s resolution to take a kid hunting!

December 30, 2014 

It made me feel really good to be able to introduce such a good kid to the great sport of deer hunting. 

Try these easy-to-keep New Year's fishing resolutions

December 30, 2014 

How do you combine your fishing passion with feeling good about achieving your resolutions?  

Blue crab trap closure in northwest Florida starts Jan. 5

December 29, 2014 

Until trap season reopens, blue crabs may be harvested with other gear, such as dip nets and fold-up traps. 

Seasonal grouper closure starts Jan. 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County waters

December 22, 2014 

State waters in the Atlantic are from shore out to 3 nautical miles. 

Buy your next FWC license on your phone using new app

December 22, 2014 

Buying an FWC license has never been easier. 

Try one of FWC's new Saltwater Grand Slams

December 16, 2014 

Do you know what an FWC Saltwater Grand Slam is? If not, you are missing out on an exciting opportunity. 

Report Florida Lionfish app updated with new interactive map

December 16, 2014 

The app is now more interactive than ever.  

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.  

Conservation success leads to increased human interaction with Florida panthers

December 12, 2014 

Even though they are shy and tend to avoid people, panthers are being seen with increasing frequency. 

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