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FWC proposes extension of stone crab protection into federal waters

April 06, 2011 

Most of the stone crab fishery occurs in state waters off Florida. 

FWC proposes more protection for permit

April 06, 2011 

Proposals also would strengthen management of the Florida pompano and African pompano fisheries. 

FWC approves conditional Gulf amberjack recreational closed season

April 06, 2011 

Gulf amberjack are considered to be overfished and undergoing overfishing. 

FWC prepares for likely changes to recreational Gulf gag grouper seasons

April 06, 2011 

Amendment would be consistent with anticipated interim rules in Gulf federal waters. 

FWC officer, employee honored at Commission meeting

April 06, 2011 

Shikar-Safari Club International honored Officer Marc Shea, of Naples, as its Officer of the Year. The Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County Inc. paid tribute to Pat Harrell, of Tallahassee, with a Beacon of Light award.  

FWC enhances bonefish management

April 06, 2011 

New rules will allow only catch-and-release fishing for bonefish, with provisions for tournaments and documenting possible record catches. 

Artist C. Ford Riley recognized by FWC

April 06, 2011 

His studio is a three-room house built on stilts, on the banks of the St. Johns River. 

Boca Grande Pass fishing rules in effect

April 06, 2011 

These rules apply each year during the height of the popular tarpon fishing season in the pass. 

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FWC Facts:
The scientific genus name of tarpon is Megalops - from the Greek adjective megalo meaning “large,” and the noun opsi, meaning “face.”

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