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scallop season, citrus gazette

Scalloping season for Florida: areas and dates

The 2020 recreational bay scallop season for Pasco County opens Friday, July 17, and will remain open through Sunday, July 26. This region includes...
fishing, citrus gazette, saltwater fishing, crystal river

June 1 saltwater fishing season-openings, closures

Starting June 1, the following saltwater fisheries will open or close to harvest: Gag grouper opens for recreational harvest in most state Gulf of...
Fort Island Gulf Beach, citrus gazette, citrus county news

Fort Island Gulf Beach and Hernando Park remain closed

Citrus County officials announced Tuesday that Fort Island Gulf Beach and Hernando Park would remain closed until water-quality tests come back from the lab. Water...
boating accident, citrus gazette, citrus county news

11-year-old Citrus County boy struck by boat propeller

An 11-year-old Citrus County boy was airlifted to Saint Joseph Hospital in Tampa on Sunday after being struck by a boat propeller on Lake...

Recreational harvest season for snook opens soon in some Gulf waters

The recreational harvest season for snook opens March 1 in some Gulf waters, including Escambia through Hernando counties, and waters south of Gordon Pass...
gray triggerfish, citrus gazette

Gray triggerfish season opens soon

The recreational gray triggerfish season reopens to harvest in Gulf state and federal waters March 1 and will remain open through May 1, closing...
rabies alert, citrus county, citrus gazette

Florida Department of Health issues rabies alert for Citrus County

The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) has issued a rabies alert for the Heatherwood area of Inverness. This is in response...
fwc, outdoors, citrus county, crystal river, citrus gazette

FWC: Weekly outdoor crime report

Officer Browning was on land patrol at Macrae’s Boat Ramp when he observed four individuals fishing from the dock. The officer checked the fishermen...
duck hunting, citrus gazette, citrus county news, fwc

Changes in duck hunting laws

Duck hunters should be aware of the daily bag limit for mallards has been reduced to two birds, of which only one may be...

Beluga whale plays fetch with boaters tossing rugby ball

A beluga whale was recorded playing with a rugby ball being tossed by a group of people on a boat. The footage was recorded by...