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FWC sets Gulf County 2019 bay scallop season; moves forward with draft scallop seasons for 2020 and beyond in all open areasThursday, February 21, 2019 - The FWC set the 2019-only bay scallop season for Gulf County to be Aug. 16 through Sept. 15.
FWC Commissioners direct staff to move forward with improvements to Aquatic Plant Management ProgramThursday, February 21, 2019 - Commissioners directed staff to move forward with significant changes informed by stakeholder input.
- Thursday, February 21, 2019 - The proposed rule includes regulations regarding the use, placement, possession and transport of bird traps.
- Thursday, February 21, 2019 - The new rules will add high-risk nonnative animals to the Prohibited list and clarify rule language by defining key terms.
- Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - The FWC announced a proactive change to conserve spotted seatrout impacted by the prolonged red tide in southwest Florida while continuing to offer quality fishing opportunities.
- Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2019 Gulf red snapper recreational season to open June 11 through July 12, with a possible fall reopening if quota is available
- Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - The FWC honored Ben and Louann Williams, owners of the Wetland Preserve LLC in Putnam County, who have been recognized as the 2019 Florida Land Steward Landowner of the Year.
FWC Commission approves changes to maintain high-quality snorkeling and diving opportunities at Blue Heron Bridge dive siteWednesday, February 20, 2019 - The collection and possession of marine life fishery species (species collected for and managed for the tropical aquarium trade) within the park and surrounding waters will be prohibited (prohibitions would not apply to other fishing activities, such as hook-and-line fishing or lobstering).
FWC Commission addresses shore-based shark fishing concerns with new regulations/educational componentWednesday, February 20, 2019 - These rules are intended to increase survival of released sharks, improve information gathering for the fishery and address some of the public safety concerns related to the fishery.
- Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. each day and is open to the public.