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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 arrests man for illegal commercial lobster fishing

August 04, 2014 

Key West man charged with 53 counts of actively fishing commercial lobster traps with no crawfish tags attached. 

New TrophyCatch website meets ‘I Do’

August 04, 2014 

Redesigned website launched at world's largest tackle trade show. 

Expect changes for hunting zones A, D this fall

August 01, 2014 

Adjustments aimed at coinciding with rut. 

Be a Hero! Help rescue manatees, sea turtles by getting FWC decals

July 31, 2014 

Decals available for $5 donation. 

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. 

Red tide causes large fish kill in northeast Gulf of Mexico

July 25, 2014 

Naturally occurring red tide events have been documented since the 1700s. 

TrophyCatch launches new, enhanced website for conservation-minded anglers

July 25, 2014 

Program rewards anglers who catch, release largemouth bass heavier than 8 pounds in Florida. 

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