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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and partners celebrate another successful Florida Python Challenge®Thursday, August 5, 2021 - The 2021 Florida Python Challenge® yielded unprecedented results this year with more than 600 participants removing 223 invasive Burmese pythons from south Florida.
- Monday, July 26, 2021 - The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time each day and is open to the public.
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, April 20, 2021 - The virtual link for this meeting will be provided on MyFWC.com closer to the meeting date.
- Friday, February 26, 2021 - . These rule changes continue the FWC’s work to protect Florida’s deer populations by reducing the risk of chronic wasting disease spreading into the state.
- Friday, February 26, 2021 - Starting April 1, 2021, all fishing is prohibited from April through July in a 1-square-mile area near Western Dry Rocks.
- Friday, February 26, 2021 - FWC staff will continue gathering public input both online at MyFWC.com/SaltwaterComments and through public workshops, which will be scheduled in the future.
- Thursday, February 25, 2021 - The approved rule changes to Chapter 68-5, F.A.C. specifically address Burmese pythons, Argentine black and white tegus, green iguanas and 13 other high-risk nonnative snakes and lizards that pose a threat to Florida’s ecology, economy, and human health and safety.