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The 2022 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational mini-season on July 27 and 28, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, 2023. Spiny Lobster must have a...
The recreational red snapper season will start June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida and remain open through July 31 with 12 days in the fall. “We are excited about Governor Ron DeSantis’ recent announcement of this...
Florida -- At their May 3-4 meeting, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Commissioners approved increasing hunting hours for the statewide alligator hunt and adding precharged pneumatic airbows to the legal methods of taking an alligator. Increasing hunting hours from...
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...
Florida -- Several recreational and commercial stone crab regulation changes go into effect in the next few weeks, just in time for stone crab season, which begins October 15. FWC said Florida’s stone crab fishery has experienced a long-term decline...
Florida -- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announces a fall red snapper season for private recreational anglers and state for-hire operations in the Gulf of Mexico to open on the following Saturdays and Sundays: Oct. 17,...
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to remind everyone that as the berries come to fruit to follow the laws of Florida. According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, as of July 2018, a permit...