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Quail management meeting for Babcock-Webb WMA

September 22, 2011 

Oct. 5 meeting will be in Port Charlotte. 

Recreational bay scallop season about to close for 2011

September 21, 2011 

This year's season was extended by 3 weeks. 

Invasive-plant treatment set for 2 Orange Co. lakes

September 21, 2011 

Treatment of lakes Fairview, Sarah begins Sept. 23. 

Hunter safety course offered in Bay Co.

September 21, 2011 

Beginning Oct. 4 at Gulf Coast State College. 

Hunter safety course offered in Escambia Co.

September 21, 2011 

Beginning Oct. 4 at W.J. Woodham Middle School, Pensacola. 

Gulf Hammock man injured in crossbow hunting accident

September 19, 2011 

He accidently fired the bolt through his left foot while hunting in a private club. 

Bushnell men caught with 260 illegal baby alligators

September 16, 2011 

FWC officers nabbed them as they came ashore at Lake Apopka. 

Gulf gag grouper sport season reopens Sept. 16

September 15, 2011 

It will remain open through Nov. 15. 

Crab trap raider caught, faces stiff repercussions

September 15, 2011 

Maximum penalty is 5 years in prison and $5,000 fine. 

Deer hunting auxiliary check stations announced

September 14, 2011 

Hunters are required to check all deer and turkey harvested from the Ocala WMA. 

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