Category: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Florida Fish and Wildlife Arrest Suspects Who Poached More Than 500 Pounds of Fish and Sharks

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced today the arrest and charge of 10 individuals from Atlanta, Georgia for the unlawful use of a monofilament entanglement net for the take of several species of fish and sharks at the Skyway Bridge North Rest Area. […]

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FWC Officers Discover 129 Undersized Wrung Spiny Lobster Tails, Charge Three With Conservation Felony

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers boarded s commercial fishing vessel in the Florida Keys and conducted a resource inspection. “During the inspection, officers discovered a five-gallon bucket containing 129 wrung Spiny Florida lobster tails, 127 of which were undersized,” said FWC officials. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Approves New Regulations for Spot and Atlantic Croaker on Atlantic Coast

At its October meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved the creation of new regulations for spot and Atlantic croaker in state waters from the Florida-Georgia border through Miami-Dade County. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Announce New $10,000 Award for the Florida Python Challenge

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), South Florida Water Management District, and the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida are pleased to announce a new $10,000 Ultimate Grand Prize exclusive to the 2021 Florida Python Challenge thanks to their sponsor, Virtual Business Services. […]

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Makenzie Warren of Titusville Wins First Place in Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Fish Art Contest

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Wildlife Forever announced the winners of the 2021 Florida Fish Art Contest, which includes first-place winner Makenzie Warren of Titusville in the Red Drum category. […]

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