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Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Lake Kissimmee

March 26, 2014 

375 acres to be treated by airboat in early April. 

Bass are back at Lake Trafford

March 24, 2014 

In mid-'90s, excessive muck created poor water quality, low oxygen levels leading to large fish kills. 

Spiny lobster season closes April 1

March 24, 2014 

It will reopen Aug. 6. 

Dive boat operators face charges of illegally feeding sharks in state waters

March 20, 2014 

Fish feeding in Florida waters has been illegal since 2002. 

Prescribed burn scheduled for Lake Isabel

March 20, 2014 

Weather permitting, crews will burn 60 acres on March 21. 

Idle-speed, no-wake zone activated on stretch of Santa Fe River

March 19, 2014 

32-mile zone will stay in effect until water level recedes below 17 feet. 

74-year-old’s experience leads to Hall of Fame bass on Lake Kingsley

March 18, 2014 

12 bass over 10 lbs. each in a 2-week period. 

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

March 18, 2014 

March 29 at Sunglow Fishing Pier, Daytona Beach. 

Sailfish: State’s saltwater fish offers on-the-water excitement

March 11, 2014 

Between its aesthetic beauty and its penchant for fighting, sailfish are a recreational favorite. 

Angler catches 2 Hall of Fame, 1 trophy bass this month

March 11, 2014 

All 3 were caught on Lake Kingsley in Clay County. 

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Gulf sturgeon can grow to a maximum length of about 8 feet and weigh approximately 150-220 pounds.

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