Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Management

Management

FWC provides the public with information on issues related to freshwater fisheries management, including current fishing regulations, reports and publications, and fishing guides for popular freshwater fishing locations.



Angler Surveys

Biologists use angler surveys to collect information about Florida's freshwater sport fisheries. Included here are the latest estimates of catch, harvest and success rate for black crappie, largemouth bass and sunfish species.

Freshwater Fisheries Downloads

You can download informative fliers, brochures, posters, newsletters, and reports from the FWC Web site.

Freshwater Fisheries Management

FWC maintains a website that contains information about management of Florida's popular freshwater fisheries.

Most Recent Commercial Landings Data for Freshwater Fisheries in Florida

Each year, FWC biologists collect landings data for commercially-harvested freshwater species. Here are the most recent landings data for these species and the economic value of these landings to the state of Florida.


FWC Facts:
Some biologists feel that mullet jump because they are trying to remove parasites. Others believe it may be part of schooling behavior in mullet.

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