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- Thursday, October 8, 2020 - Starting Jan. 1, 2021, anglers using hook-and-line with natural baits to target reef fish like snapper or grouper from a vessel in Atlantic state waters will be required to use non-stainless-steel, non-offset circle hooks north of 28 degrees north latitude (near Melbourne) and non-stainless-steel hooks south of 28 degrees north latitude.
- Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - A recent stock status update suggested that the flounder fishery statewide has been in a general declining trend in recent years and is likely overfished and undergoing overfishing on the Atlantic coast of Florida.
- Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - These new regulations are consistent with those in Atlantic federal waters and could help prevent both recreational quota overages and overfishing.
- Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - This meeting is being held by communications media technology, specifically using Adobe Connect with a telephone conference line for accepting public comments during the meeting.
- Thursday, July 23, 2020 - These changes will be brought back to the Commission in October for final consideration.
- Thursday, July 23, 2020 - Staff created new guidelines for the Florida mouse, gopher frog, Suwannee cooter, mangrove rivulus, and Lower Keys populations of red rat snake, striped mud turtle and peninsula ribbonsnake.
- Thursday, July 23, 2020 - The revisions include clarifications and updates to data, permitting and mitigation requirements.
- Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - Changes approved include reducing recreational daily bag limit from 10 to three fish per person along the Atlantic coast from Nassau through Miami-Dade counties.
- Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - FWC staff worked with stakeholders on these changes that are intended to increase the stone crab population and build resiliency in the fishery.
- Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - The draft rules discussed by the Commission today, if approved again in October, would temporarily suspend all harvest of wild oysters from the bay and prohibit on-the-water possession of wild oyster harvesting equipment (tongs) through Dec. 31, 2025, or until 300 bags per acre of adult oysters can be found on a significant number of reefs.