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New TrophyCatch website meets ‘I Do’

August 04, 2014 

Redesigned website launched at world's largest tackle trade show. 

Inspiring young anglers

July 01, 2014 

The “Big Catch” program is Florida's family-friendly, freshwater angler-recognition program, with 33 different freshwater fish to target. 

Speak out on bass management

June 02, 2014 

Take an online survey or attend a local public-input meeting. 

Freshwater fishing excels due to team effort and public funding

May 01, 2014 

Freshwater fishing in Florida generates an economic impact of $1.7 billion annually and supports 14,000 jobs. 

April freshwater fishing in Florida is full of fun, opportunities, rewarding challenges

April 01, 2014 

Many of Florida’s recreational sport fishes move into shallow waters to spawn, making them more available for anglers to catch.  

Bream destinations great for kids; license-free fishing weekend, photo contest coming soon

March 04, 2014 

Virtually all of Florida’s fresh waters are brimming with bream. 

Bass season off to record-breaking start

February 03, 2014 

FWC biologists project an outstanding year. 

Crappie anglers enjoy a happy new year

January 03, 2014 

Cast a line for one of the most popular freshwater fishes in Florida. 

TrophyCatch boat giveaway winners announced

November 27, 2013 

Grand-prize winner Frank Ay won a a boat and motor. 

Holidays bring fishing bonuses

November 01, 2013 

No freshwater license required on Friday, Nov. 29. No saltwater license required on Saturday, Nov. 30. 

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