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Have an opinion on shore-based shark fishing? Now is the time to share. Attend a workshop.

July 11, 2018 

If you cannot attend an in-person meeting, submit comments online by visiting MyFWC.com/SaltwaterComments. Staff is working on an advance copy of the presentation and a virtual workshop that should be available online in the near future.  

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast promises day of learning, fun

July 10, 2018 

To find out more about fishing clinics for kids, go to MyFWC.com/Fishing and select the “Youth & Student” option under “Education.” 

FWC helps support educational lionfish exhibits

July 06, 2018 

The 2018-19 Lionfish Educational Exhibit Program offers public facilities the opportunity to apply for financial assistance in creating educational exhibit displays about the lionfish invasion.  

FWC conducts aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau

July 03, 2018 

Invasive hydrilla will be treated only in boat trails, but water lettuce and water hyacinth will be treated throughout the lake. 

Lionfish Challenge 2018 Update – July 3

July 03, 2018 

The Lionfish Challenge rewards lionfish harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals, tagged or not.  

Bay scallop season opens July 1 in Franklin-NW Taylor and Levy-Hernando counties

June 26, 2018 

Starting July 1, state waters off the following areas will open to bay scallop harvest: Franklin through northwest Taylor County and Levy, Citrus and Hernando counties. 

Tripletail and sheepshead changes effective July 1

June 25, 2018 

These proactive measures will help conserve both fisheries for current and future generations. 

Gag grouper recreational harvest closing in 4-county Gulf region

June 25, 2018 

Gag grouper recreational harvest will close in state waters off the coasts of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties on July 1, with the last day of harvest June 30. 

FWC awards $250,000 in lionfish research funds

June 21, 2018 

Research proposals were submitted in fall 2017 and five organizations were selected to each receive $50,000 in funding. Contracts were executed in March 2018 and will be completed by June 2019. 

Media statement: FWC Commission trap fisheries update

June 20, 2018 

At the June 20 meeting in Sarasota, the FWC approved several draft changes to recreational and commercial trap fisheries rules and directed staff to come back to the September meeting for a final public hearing.  

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