Author: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Snook Season Slated to Reopen for Recreational Harvest Starting February 1

Snook is slated to reopen for recreational harvest on Feb. 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters (from the Miami-Dade/Monroe county line north), including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. […]

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FWC: Learn How to Saltwater Fish Through Free FWC Virtual Saltwater Fishing Clinics

Want to learn how to saltwater fish in Florida? Join the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for a series of free Virtual Saltwater Fishing Clinics for beginner anglers age 16 and older to learn how to saltwater fish and help conserve our marine resources for the future. […]

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WATCH: FWC Releases Florida Panther ‘Logan’ After Rehabilitation from Injury Caused by Vehicle Crash

Naples Zoo began a collaborative effort with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the FWC to assist with Florida panther rescue efforts five years ago. […]

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Eight ‘Must Know’ Hunting Details About Florida’s Wildlife Management Area System

If you have hunted a wildlife management area or are planning to, the following information can help you make the most of Florida’s public hunting areas, understand how these hunting opportunities are managed, and contribute to the process of developing hunting-related rules for WMAs. […]

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FWC’s TrophyCatch Program Ends Season 8, Anglers Caught and Released 97,500 Pounds of Bass

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) TrophyCatch program has ended another successful season. The TrophyCatch team was thrilled to recognize and award the anglers who submitted 22 Hall of Fame largemouth bass that were caught, documented and released back into Florida’s waters. […]