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FWC Commissioners direct staff to move forward with draft rules allowing for the production and sale of largemouth bassThursday, December 16, 2021 - . Staff will bring final rule language before the Commission at its next meeting.
- Thursday, December 16, 2021 - As part of the Florida Trophy Bass Project, staff proposed customized management strategies focusing specifically on trophy bass production at four select waterbodies.
- Thursday, December 16, 2021 - Beginning March 1, 2022, the collection of diamondback terrapins from the wild will be prohibited with exception of collection for scientific research with a permit.
Kelly McKnight and Paul Dontenville, Assistant Statewide Prosecutors, honored as FWC Prosecutor of the YearWednesday, December 15, 2021 - McKnight and Dontenville serve as Assistant Statewide Prosecutors in Tampa for the Office of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody.
- Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - The Shikar-Safari Club International named FWC Investigator Kevin Kleis its 2021 Wildlife Officer of the Year during the Commission meeting in Destin.
FWC approves rule language to create guidelines and criteria for the establishment of Springs Protection ZonesWednesday, December 15, 2021 - By Florida statute, the Commission has the authority to establish Springs Protection Zones that restrict the speed or operation of vessels, or that prohibit anchoring, mooring, beaching or grounding of vessels to protect or prevent specified harm to first, second and third magnitude springs and spring groups, and their associated spring runs.
- Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - The new rule improves public safety and increases accountability.
- Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - The Guidelines are designed to be a tool for landowners, consultants, agency partners and other interested parties on how to conserve these species.
- Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - The approved changes are part of a coastwide, multi-state conservation strategy for Atlantic stocks of these species. The approved changes are part of a coastwide, multi-state conservation strategy for Atlantic stocks of these species.
- Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - A total of 21,146 lionfish were removed during the 3.5-month program.