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- Thursday, December 1, 2022 - The bag limit of three fish per day for striped bass will remain in effect. The proposed change to the length limit would change from 18 inches minimum size to no minimum size with only one fish over 24 inches.
- Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - The FWC’s Florida Trophy Bass Project is pitting two popular fishing destinations against each other: Orange Lake versus Fellsmere Water Management Area (also known as Headwaters) to determine which of these two waterbodies will be the 2022-23 Florida Trophy Bass Lake of the Year.
- Thursday, November 17, 2022 - One lucky person will soon take home a brand-new bass boat package during a live, random drawing at the Bobby Lane High School Cup Bass Fishing Tournament in Lake Wales on Dec. 3.
FWC to host public meeting on proposed changes to striped bass regulations on lower Ochlockonee RiverMonday, October 31, 2022 - FWC staff will discuss the proposed regulation changes at the in-person meeting scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. EST at the Joe Budd Field Office, 5300 High Bridge Road, Quincy, FL 32351.
- Thursday, October 27, 2022 - In 2018, the Chipola River population of shoal bass was nearly destroyed by Hurricane Michael. Impacts from the storm resulted in nearly a 90% decline in the shoal bass population, which was already at risk from habitat limits and degradation as well as genetic hybridization threats.
- Monday, September 19, 2022 - Students in kindergarten through twelfth grade can compete in this free contest for a chance to win state and national honors and prizes.
- Monday, September 12, 2022 - Catching one of these special bass and successfully submitting it to TrophyCatch will net the lucky angler a $5,000 Bass Pro Shops gift card and $1,000 to shop at AFTCO, plus a chance at an additional $10,000. For the specific locations and rules, visit our TrophyCatch website.
- Friday, August 12, 2022 - The pier project was made possible by a generous private donation from the Grace and Aloysius Harter Family Trust, managed by Rose Pavey, to the FWC through the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida.
- Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - Earlier this year, the FWC and City of Port St. Lucie staff removed 4 acres of invasive Brazilian peppertree, treated 2 acres of invasive aquatic plants and planted native vegetation throughout the lake.
- Thursday, July 14, 2022 - The regulatory changes remove waterbody-specific length and bag limits to revert to the statewide regulations of no minimum length limit and a 25-fish bag limit.