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Scallop Workshop

The FWC is hosting a public workshop Tuesday, March 5, in Steinhatchee to gather public input on the management of the bay scallop fishery. The workshop will start at 6 p.m. ET and will be at the Steinhatchee Community Center, 1013 Riverside Dr. 

February Commission Meeting

Several marine fisheries changes were approved at the February Commission meeting. See links below for details.

Red Tide Update

Snook and redfish are catch-and-release only in areas affected by red tide through May 10, 2019. Spotted seatrout over 20 inches total length may also not be harvested in this area Feb. 22-May 10. This includes all state waters from the Pasco/Hernando county line south through Gordon Pass in Collier County, including all waters in Hillsborough County. 

Commission Meetings

Find out what's coming to the next Commission meeting.

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