Category: Florida Fish and Wildlife

Florida Fish and Wildlife to Host Statewide Redfish Workshops Starting June 1

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is holding a series of public workshops to gather public input on proposed rules for redfish that include nine new management regions and modified recreational bag, vessel, and off-the-water transport limits. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Kicks Off Summer-Long Lionfish Challenge Tournament

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the 2022 Lionfish Challenge tournament, which kicked off May 20 and ends Sept. 6. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Reminds Boaters to Boat Safely During National Safe Boating Week

Florida leads the nation with over 1 million registered vessels across the state and is known as a prime boating spot for residents and visitors. Unfortunately, each year Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers respond to far too many tragic boating accidents that could have been prevented. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Modifies 2022 Blueline Tilefish Recreational Season for Atlantic State Waters

At its May meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a temporary modification to the 2022 recreational blueline tilefish season in Atlantic state waters. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Reminds Residents That Bears are Becoming More Active

With spring bringing warmer weather, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds residents and visitors that bears are becoming more active. You can help prevent potential negative interactions with bears and other wildlife by removing food attractants and following other BearWise practices. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Announces Benchmark of 1 Million Registered Vessels in Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today announced that Florida continues to lead the nation and has passed the mark of 1 million registered recreational vessels across the state. […]

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