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Gulf red snapper recreational fishing workshop slated for St. Pete on Aug. 11

August 05, 2014 

Anglers encouraged to share ideas, discuss potential future approaches to managing the fishery. 

FWC addresses 2 venomous reptile issues

July 28, 2014 

Men from Sarasota, Fort Myers involved in separate incidents. 

Amberjack, gray triggerfish reopen Aug.1 in Gulf state waters

July 28, 2014 

State waters extend from shore to 9 nautical miles. 

Imported lionfish not welcome in Florida

July 28, 2014 

Management changes effective Aug. 1 will help combat the problem. 

Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon

July 22, 2014 

2-day recreational season is July 30-31. Regular commercial/recreational season is Aug. 6 - March 31. 

Gulf red snapper recreational fishing workshops start this month

July 21, 2014 

Workshops scheduled between July 28 and Aug. 11. 

Gulf recreational red snapper season closes July 15 in state waters

July 09, 2014 

Florida state waters in the Gulf are from shore to 9 nautical miles.  

Bay scallop season starts June 28

June 23, 2014 

Start is 3 days earlier than originally slated. 

FWC moves to simplify saltwater rules in 3 counties

June 18, 2014 

Outdated or redundant regulations removed for Gilchrist, Indian River, Manatee counties. 

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