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Florida -- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2021-2022 High School Fishing Program offers high school fishing clubs or teams the opportunity to teach fisheries conservation, practice fishing skills, and apply for the Florida R3 Fishing Grant...
While red tide occurs in Florida nearly every year, researchers say this is the largest bloom that has occurred in the last 50 years. "The last time Florida saw a bloom like this, so far into Tampa Bay at this...
Citrus County -- Recreational bay scallop season for Franklin County through the northwestern portion of Taylor County, as well as Levy, Citrus, and Hernando counties opens July 1 and will remain open through Sept. 24. This includes Carrabelle, Lanark,...
Florida -- As if 2020 couldn't get any weirder. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says they are now caring for a two-headed snake found in Palm Bay, Florida. The Kay Rodgers family said they found the snake at their...
Starting June 1, the following saltwater fisheries will open or close to harvest: Gag grouper opens for recreational harvest in most state Gulf of Mexico waters and all federal Gulf waters (season-opening does not include Franklin, Wakulla, Taylor and...
The recreational gray triggerfish season reopens to harvest in Gulf state and federal waters March 1 and will remain open through May 1, closing to harvest May 2, 2020. If you plan to fish for gray triggerfish in Gulf state...
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 and located 18 undersized mangrove snapper in a cooler. The appropriate citations were issued. Officer Browning...
Duck hunters should be aware of the daily bag limit for mallards has been reduced to two birds, of which only one may be female. “Since 1998, mallard populations in eastern North America have steadily declined by approximately 20%. Over...
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has charged two suspects for poaching thousands of Florida’s native turtles from the wild and selling them illegally in multiple counties in Florida, with final destinations in international markets. These charges...
Hunters now have an online option to comply with new deer harvest reporting requirements. You can log (Step 1) your harvest using a paper deer harvest log and report (Step 2) online. Hunters still have the option to log...