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Angling for a million-dollar largemouth bass

June 01, 2010 

Fishermen around Florida are assisting the FWC by filling out surveys on bass fishing.  

Wildlife managers give wildlife a fighting chance

June 01, 2010 

I find myself unable to write about anything but the oil spill this month as my colleagues at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) prepare for what might happen in the coming weeks. As I prepared to finish the column, scientists concluded that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is the worst in our nation's history.  

FWC investigates tragic boat accident in Volusia County

June 01, 2010 

A father and daughter, and her unborn child died Monday from injuries they received in a tragic boating accident in the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) near Ponce Inlet in Volusia County. Two others were injured and admitted to Bert Fish Memorial Hospital in New Smyrna Beach.  

Apply for quota permits

June 01, 2010 

Every hunter knows you have the best chance of catching a monster buck off-guard during the first part of hunting season. That's why many of us enjoy hunting the archery and muzzleloading gun seasons - and why we can't miss opening weekend of the general gun season.  

FWC releases bear management plan for public review

June 01, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is soliciting public input on a draft bear management plan. This plan sets up the framework for the FWC to make effective bear management decisions in conjunction with stakeholders and the public who live in bear country. The goal of the plan is to maintain sustainable bear populations in suitable habitats throughout Florida for the benefit of the species and the public.  

Summer evening light-bearers

June 01, 2010 

A firefly's glow and flashing is how this member of the beetle family mates, defends itself and communicates it is in trouble. 

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FWC Facts:
Flounder begin their lives with eyes on either side of their head. As they grow, one eye migrates so that both eyes are on the same side of the head.

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