News Releases

Recent News

Showing 1 through 10 of 45 articles Previous  /  Next

Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days are Feb. 5-6

January 31, 2011 

These select days are a great opportunity to get young people outdoors and to introduce them to the excitement of waterfowl hunting.  

Favorable weather leads to high manatee count

January 28, 2011 

The survey results provide researchers with a minimum number of manatees in Florida waters at the time of the survey and are not considered a population estimate. 

FWC uses Internet to bust bogus reptile dealers

January 28, 2011 

The FWC formed the Internet Crimes Unit last year to target offenders who are using cyberspace to unlawfully harvest or commercialize Florida's natural resources.  

Officers will be vigilant during Gasparilla

January 26, 2011 

Officers will provide educational information to boaters, conduct on-the-water safety inspections and target boaters operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  

Gulf grouper sport season closes Feb. 1

January 26, 2011 

Closing the recreational harvest of all Gulf shallow-water grouper species for two months during the spawning season is designed to reduce overfishing of Gulf gag grouper. 

North Florida spotted seatrout season closes Feb. 1

January 26, 2011 

One-month closure will help maintain spotted seatrout abundance.  

Blue crab trap area closure set to end

January 25, 2011 

The harvest of blue crabs from traps in all waters of the St. Johns River system will reopen on Jan. 26. 

Working together helps Florida's resources

January 25, 2011 

To keep Florida a healthy, beautiful place in which to work and play, the FWC depends on its relationships with stakeholders, including boaters, hunters, anglers, birdwatchers, hikers and more.  

Apply for nuisance alligator trapper slots in Duval

January 24, 2011 

The closing date for accepting applications is Feb. 7.  

FWC will score antlers Jan. 29 in Live Oak

January 24, 2011 

The scoring is from 9 a.m. to noon at Farmers Cooperative, located at 1841 W. Howard St.  

Showing 1 through 10 of 45 articles Previous  /  Next


FWC Facts:
Protect seagrass beds from propeller scars. Don't take shortcuts.

Learn More at AskFWC