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.
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.
July 03, 2018
The Lionfish Challenge rewards lionfish harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals, tagged or not.
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.
June 19, 2018
FWC biologist John Hunt received the Capt. Phil Chapman Award and FWC officer Michael Bibeau was presented with the “Trained Eyes Coastwatchers” Officer of the Year award.
June 15, 2018
The purpose of the Gulf Reef Fish Survey is to provide timely and precise data to state and federal agencies that are responsible for managing reef fish and making decisions that impact recreational anglers in Florida.
June 12, 2018
The FWC will meet June 19-20 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236. Meetings both days are open to the public.
June 11, 2018
The Lionfish Challenge rewards lionfish harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals, tagged or not. The tagged lionfish component is new this year and includes cash prizes up to $5,000.
June 11, 2018
The 2018 recreational bay scallop season for Dixie County and a portion of Taylor County opens June 16 and will remain open through Sept. 10.
June 04, 2018
Thousands of aquatic plants will be transplanted into Lake Istokpoga to help restore this popular shallow-water bass fishing lake in Highlands County.