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- Friday, November 4, 2022 - Vessel owners have until 45 days after Ian crossed the state to get their vessels out of derelict condition. The end of the grace period is Nov. 15.
- Friday, October 28, 2022 - Since the assessment process began, the FWC has received hundreds of calls on its Hurricane Ian Vessel Hotline (850-488-5600) and has assessed over 2,100 vessels displaced on state waters
- Friday, October 7, 2022 - If you are in affected areas, please stay off the water and out of the way of boats directly involved in storm response.
- Friday, September 23, 2022 - The FWC has gathered informational resources to help boaters prepare for storms and be better able to deal with the aftermath.
- Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - Students who have completed an FWC approved online hunter safety course must register for and attend an FWC Field Day to receive their hunter safety certification.
- Monday, September 12, 2022 - With autumn approaching, the FWC reminds residents and visitors that our state’s black bears are more active in search for food.
- Friday, September 9, 2022 - A 29-foot Robalo boat with 14 occupants aboard struck a channel marker while travelling in the intracoastal waterway. All 14 occupants, which included 12 juveniles and two adults, were ejected from the vessel.
- Thursday, July 21, 2022 - The Independence Day weekend is one of the busiest boating holidays of the year and FWC officers, with the partnership of many other law enforcement agencies, were on the lookout for impaired boaters throughout the “Boating and Fishing Capital of the World.”
FWC’s Operation Dry Water promotes education, enforcement for boating under the influence this weekendFriday, July 1, 2022 - FWC officers will be enforcing Florida’s boating under the influence laws and educating boaters about safe boating practices, which includes boating sober.
- Saturday, May 21, 2022 - Safe Boating Week in Florida is an opportunity to bring awareness to life-saving tips and promote safe boating so Floridians and visitors can safely experience the beauty of our waterways in the Boating Capital of the World.