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Suspects arrested in gill netting case involving the netting of juvenile bottlenose dolphin and multiple fish speciesWednesday, August 5, 2020 - FWC officers concluded an investigation in Pinellas County that resulted in the arrest of two suspects, Yunior C. Rosales Morales and Yandie Concepcion, for the unlawful use of a monofilament entanglement net to take several species of fish and a juvenile bottlenose dolphin.
- Monday, August 3, 2020 - FWC has canceled the blue crab trap closures previously scheduled for Aug. 10-19 and 20-29, for all waters from Nassau through Palm Beach counties. Recreational and commercial blue crab traps may remain in the water during this period.
- Thursday, July 30, 2020 - The Lionfish Challenge has been extended. Participants will now have until Nov. 1 to submit their lionfish.
- Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - This season is scheduled to remain open through Oct. 31 in Gulf state and federal waters.
- Thursday, July 23, 2020 - These changes will be brought back to the Commission in October for final consideration.
- 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.
- Monday, July 20, 2020 - If you plan to fish for red snapper in state or federal waters from a private recreational vessel, even if you are exempt from fishing license requirements, you must sign up as a State Reef Fish Angler (annual renewal required).
- Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - The two surveys will be used to track red snapper landings in-season and improve year-round estimates of recreational catch, including releases, for a variety of important reef fish stocks, including red snapper in the south Atlantic.