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FWC to meet Feb. 4-5 in Jacksonville

January 28, 2015 

The FWC will meet Feb. 4-5 in Jacksonville at the Hyatt Regency, 225 E.Coastline Dr. The sessions start at 8:30 a.m. The public is invited and will be provided opportunities to speak. 

Snook reopens in Atlantic state waters

January 28, 2015 

The recreational harvest season for snook reopens on Feb. 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters (from the Miami-Dade/Monroe county line north), including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The season will remain open through May 31. 

TrophyCatch boat giveaway comes full circle for winner

January 27, 2015 

Tallahassee woman wins $40,000 Phoenix bass boat. 

Hall of Fame bass caps three days of fishing on Rodman Reservoir

January 23, 2015 

Dewight “Richie” Whitmore, 27, from Ringgold, Georgia, caught, documented and released a 14-pound, 1-ounce Florida largemouth bass at Rodman Reservoir on Martin Luther King Day. Whitmore, fishing with Georgia friend Josh Broome and Florida fishing guide Sean Rush, was using live shiners when they laid into the behemoth around 8:30 in the morning. 

Sign up to participate in the Gulf Reef Fish Survey today

January 20, 2015 

Sign up today to participate in the Gulf Reef Fish Survey. The easy, no-cost process will help the FWC paint a clearer picture of how many people are targeting Gulf reef fish, like red snapper and gag grouper, and what anglers are seeing on the water. 

TrophyCatch championship ring awarded

January 07, 2015 

Joseph "Brooks" Morrell of Hampton earned the top prize for catching, documenting, releasing a 14-pound, 9-ounce bass. 

FWC announces new law enforcement director

January 05, 2015 

Col. Curtis Brown will direct the efforts of more than 1,000 employees to protect Florida's natural resources and provide public safety. 

Make your New Year’s resolution to take a kid hunting!

December 30, 2014 

It made me feel really good to be able to introduce such a good kid to the great sport of deer hunting. 

Try these easy-to-keep New Year's fishing resolutions

December 30, 2014 

How do you combine your fishing passion with feeling good about achieving your resolutions?  

Blue crab trap closure in northwest Florida starts Jan. 5

December 29, 2014 

Until trap season reopens, blue crabs may be harvested with other gear, such as dip nets and fold-up traps. 

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