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Fishing advisory issued for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties

June 04, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) advises anglers and boaters in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties in Northwest Florida that oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill could soon reach coastal waters of these counties. 

State announces extra harvesting day for Apalachicola oysters

June 04, 2010 

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson and Chairman Rodney Barreto of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced Friday that the summer oyster harvesting areas in the Apalachicola Bay System will now include harvest on Saturdays, giving fishermen six days of harvesting per week.  

Federal aid to help Florida's fishing industry requested

June 02, 2010 

Gov. Charlie Crist has asked for federal assistance to help Florida's fishing industries and communities weather adverse impacts of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Specifically, the governor has requested that the U.S. Dept. of Commerce take action under federal law to provide aid to commercial fishermen, charter boat operators and coastal fishing communities.  

Gov. Crist announces free saltwater fishing weekends

May 28, 2010 

Gov. Charlie Crist has announced two free fishing weekends to help draw visitors to the beautiful Sunshine State.  

FWC issues order to help Biscayne Bay shrimpers

May 26, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has issued an executive order to extend the food shrimp fishing season in Biscayne Bay by one month. 

State announces early opening of summer oyster areas

May 20, 2010 

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson and Chairman Rodney Barreto of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced Thursday that the summer oyster-harvesting areas in the Apalachicola Bay System will open at 12:01 a.m. Friday - 11 days early.  

FWC hears update on oil spill response

May 20, 2010 

Florida is open for business. This was the recurring theme at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) emergency workshop May 19 in St. Pete Beach. The Commission met to discuss agency plans and actions and public concerns related to the ongoing Deepwater Horizon oil spill.  

FWC, along with all the rest of Florida, stands prepared

May 17, 2010 

We often take for granted all the things that make our life easy until something happens to make us sit up and take notice.  

FWC, NOAA to increase data collection on Gulf red snapper to address oil spill impacts

May 14, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and NOAA Fisheries Service are keeping a close eye on the BP oil spill. So far the only impacts off Florida's coast have been in the form of fishing closures well offshore in federal waters where oil has been spotted. Fishing continues to be open in the vast majority of Gulf of Mexico waters.  

FWC emergency meeting will focus on oil spill response

May 13, 2010 

May 19 in St. Pete Beach. 

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