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TrophyCatch builds on success, launches season 3

October 03, 2014 

More than $200,000 worth of individual prizes will be awarded for season 2, thanks to TrophyCatch’s valued corporate partners. 

Patrolling, protecting, preserving: yesterday, today, tomorrow

October 02, 2014 

Though there have been many developments in the management of Florida’s natural resources, the goals have remained quite similar. 

Cooler weather brings more hunting opportunities

October 01, 2014 

Here are a few things to know regarding upcoming seasons. 

FWC officer receives national award

September 26, 2014 

Officer Lee Lawshe named Officer of the Year by Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies. 

Love for saltwater wade-fishing helped retiring FWC staffer do job

September 24, 2014 

While wade-fishing has plenty of benefits, not needing a boat was a big sell for Stan Kirkland. 

Recreational bay scallop season closes Sept. 25

September 22, 2014 

Final day to harvest is Sept. 24. 

FWRI gears up for 20th annual MarineQuest open house

September 19, 2014 

Saturday, Oct. 18 at FWRI headquarters in St. Petersburg. 

Qualify to adopt an exotic pet from FWC

September 17, 2014 

Events planned for W. Palm Beach in October, Naples in November, Melbourne in April (2015). 

FWC furthers lionfish control measures, prohibits lionfish aquaculture

September 10, 2014 

Lionfish are an invasive species that have a negative impact on native fish and habitat. 

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