News Releases

Recent News

Showing 31 through 40 of 50 articles in the Fish Busters' Bulletin columnPrevious  /  Next

Beware when moving fish – even native bass

September 01, 2011 

Proper handling means keeping the fish out of the water for as short a time as possible.  

Big catches still stroke angler egos

August 01, 2011 

A new set of “TrophyCatch” marks and awards are in the works for trophy bass anglers.  

Florida black bass grand slam fever ‘contagious’

July 01, 2011 

Jim Walker of Brooksville took less than six months to complete the Florida black bass grand slam, and went one better.  

FWC carries on the Public Trust Doctrine

June 01, 2011 

The Public Trust Doctrine is part of common law, and each state customizes it to establish public rights in navigable waters and along shores.  

Exemplary anglers share their passion for fishing

May 02, 2011 

Conservation agencies, guides, facility planners, anglers and boaters share roles in making fishing more fun and satisfying for everyone on the water. 

Try something new for Children & Nature Awareness Month

April 01, 2011 

Children and nature. It doesn’t get more wholesome and natural than that.  

Florida bass fishing is on fire

March 03, 2011 

The prespawn period can produce some of the most exciting fishing of the year, and 2011 has certainly started out exciting. 

Florida’s top freshwater fishing destinations for 2011

February 01, 2011 

All of the sites selected are large enough and have adequate public access facilities to accommodate additional fishing pressure and still provide great fishing opportunities.  

The future of bass tournaments

January 07, 2011 

Opinions vary when it comes to competive bass tournaments. 

Hydrilla — the 9-headed marsh serpent

December 03, 2010 

In classic Greek mythology, the Hydra was a marsh serpent that had nine heads to start with, but each time one was cut off, two more grew back until Hercules slew it.  

Showing 31 through 40 of 50 articles in the Fish Busters' Bulletin columnPrevious  /  Next

FWC Facts:
Black bears may look slow because they walk flat on their feet (called plantigrade) like people and travel with a shuffling gait, but they can run as fast as 30 mph.

Learn More at AskFWC