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Atlantic snook to close in state, federal waters

May 27, 2014 

Closing June 1; will reopen Sept. 1. 

Bass management change proposed; meetings scheduled

May 21, 2014 

Meetings are May 29 in Lake Wales, June 16 in Lakeland. 

Gulf recreational red snapper season opens May 24 in state waters

May 19, 2014 

Season will remain open through July 14. 

FWC seeks public input on largemouth bass management

May 07, 2014 

Meeting scheduled for May 28 in Gainesville. 

Grouper fishing reopens May 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County waters

April 25, 2014 

Harvest will remain open until Jan. 1, 2015. 

Gulf snook to close in Gulf state, federal waters

April 23, 2014 

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

FWC makes changes for deer-hunting in northwest Florida

April 17, 2014 

Zone D divided to into 2 deer management units. 

Lionfish invasion: FWC moves forward with management changes

April 16, 2014 

Changes aimed at combating the spread of the invasive species. 

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.  

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