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- Monday, May 17, 2021 - The FWC will treat invasive hydrilla in the Osceola County lake in areas where it is encroaching on beneficial native submersed aquatic plants and may impact access to navigation and flood protection.
FWC continues ongoing goliath grouper efforts, explores adding access opportunities via a limited harvestThursday, May 13, 2021 - The Commission directed staff to continue ongoing efforts that recognize goliath’s role in the ecosystem and promote stock rebuilding while allowing access to goliath through catch-and-release, ecotourism and dive viewing opportunities.
- Thursday, May 13, 2021 - Snook, redfish and spotted seatrout were temporarily made catch-and-release only in this area after these fisheries were impacted by a 2017-2019 severe red tide.
- Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - The FWC hosted a roundtable discussion focused on the issue of shark interactions when fishing, such as sharks taking anglers’ catch before getting it to the boat.
- Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - Tagging or microchipping your pet is one if the simplest and most effective ways to keep it safe and also protect Florida’s native wildlife.
- Monday, May 10, 2021 - To learn more about becoming a contracted nuisance alligator trapper and to apply online, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator and click on “Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program.”
- Friday, May 7, 2021 - Florida had 836 boating accidents in 2020, which is 113 more accidents than in 2019, a 16% increase.
- Friday, May 7, 2021 - The FWC is transplanting more than 150,000 aquatic plants on Lake Istokpoga, a 28,000-acre natural lake in Highlands County, to help restore this popular shallow sportfishing lake.
- Thursday, May 6, 2021 - Thousands of native aquatic plants are being transplanted into Lake Trafford, a 1,600-acre natural lake in Collier County, to help restore this popular sport fishing and boating location.
- Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - The FWC's new Florida Fishing Pier Finder is an interactive map that allows anglers to find publicly-accessed fishing piers, jetties and fishing-specific bridges in freshwater and saltwater locations throughout the state.