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FWC arrests North Miami man accused of making false statement about boating accident

April 29, 2010 

Investigators with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Division of Law Enforcement arrested a North Miami man Thursday, charging him with filing a false statement, a second-degree misdemeanor. 

FWC wraps up 2-day meeting near Tallahassee

April 29, 2010 

Commissioners tackled numerous issues at the Florida Public Safety Institute.  

FWC approves changes to ballyhoo fishery rules

April 29, 2010 

Fishermen harvest ballyhoo with lampara nets, sell them to recreational anglers for use as bait. 

FWC gives more protection to bonefish

April 29, 2010 

Bonefish must be landed in whole condition to help officers in the field identify bonefish and aid in enforcement of bag and size limits. 

FWC approves rule to help oyster harvesters

April 29, 2010 

Rule will help harvesters adjust to pending new restrictions on time they are allowed to harvest and transport oysters on the water. 

FWC assists with oil spill response

April 29, 2010 

Commissioners hear report on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 

Gulf red snapper recreational season set

April 29, 2010 

Recreational harvest season for Gulf of Mexico state waters to be consistent with season in Gulf federal waters.  

Temporary closure will affect anglers at Guana dam

April 28, 2010 

The water and land area surrounding the water-control structure will be closed for about a month beginning May 3 for necessary repairs to the structure.  

FWC completes restocking in Palm Beach Co. pond

April 28, 2010 

Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) put approximately 500 Florida largemouth bass into a retention pond in the Lakewood townhome community in Palm Springs Wednesday.  

FWC approves draft rule to improve airport safety

April 28, 2010 

Rule would allow airports to take wildlife in emergency situations on airport property without FWC permit.  

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