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Gulf snook to close in Gulf state, federal waters

April 23, 2014 

Closure begins May 1; recreational harvest reopens Sept. 1. 

FWC restricts boating on Suwannee’s flooded Zone 2

April 18, 2014 

All 5 zones on Suwannee, Santa Fe are now activated. 

Lionfish invasion: FWC moves forward with management changes

April 16, 2014 

Changes aimed at combating the spread of the invasive species. 

FWC moves forward with creation of a Gulf Reef Fish Data Reporting System

April 16, 2014 

Final public hearing to be held at June meeting in Ft. Myers. 

Gulf recreational red snapper season set

April 16, 2014 

The season will be a total of 52 days in 2014 and will start the Saturday before Memorial Day.  

FWC approves sea cucumber management changes

April 16, 2014 

Commercial daily trip, vessel limit set at 200. 

Idle-speed, no-wake restrictions on Suwannee River’s Zone 1

April 16, 2014 

4 of 5 zones now activated due to high water. 

FWC once again restricts boating on Suwannee River’s zones 3, 4

April 14, 2014 

3 idle-speed, no-wake zones are now active on Suwannee, Santa Fe. 

Commission to meet April 15-17 near Tallahassee

April 08, 2014 

At the Florida Public Safety Institute, west of Midway on U.S. 90. 

Spring means return of Spanish mackerel to north Florida waters

April 08, 2014 

They're easy to catch and aggressive fighters. 

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