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Proposed Rule Changes

We offer the information on this page to help interested parties participate in ongoing rulemaking. 

Saltwater Fishing Rules

Possible Changes to Regulated Trapping

  • The FWC is seeking public feedback as staff begin to evaluate rules addressing regulated wildlife trapping. Staff are exploring possible changes to modernize trapping rules to align with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ best management practices in support of species-specific and humane trapping methods. Learn about these possible changes and how to provide feedback.

Proposed Amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C.

  • Those in possession of nonnative fish and wildlife, including Prohibited or Conditional nonnative species, can learn more and provide comment on these upcoming changes.

About the rulemaking process

You can read more about the FWC rulemaking process.