June 25, 2018
These proactive measures will help conserve both fisheries for current and future generations.
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.
June 19, 2018
The rule is supported by the airboat education industry, stakeholders and the public as indicated from three public meetings and meetings with the Florida Airboat Association.
June 13, 2018
The divers-down symbol is rectangular or square and red in color with a white diagonal stripe. All divers must prominently display a divers-down device in the area in which the diving occurs.
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.
April 17, 2018
For the full April 25-26 agenda and links to background reports, go to MyFWC.com/Commission and select “Commission Meetings.”
February 21, 2018
The daily bag limit will be one fish per person (previously two fish per person) and the minimum size limit will be 15 inches fork length (previously 14 inches fork length).
February 14, 2018
The health and safety of the public is the Commission’s number one priority. Feeding wild monkeys creates an elevated risk to human health because it brings them into closer contact with people.
January 31, 2018
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Feb. 7-8 at the Florida Public Safety Institute, 85 Academy Drive, Havana, FL 32333.
December 18, 2017
Gag grouper will close to recreational harvest in Gulf state and federal waters Jan. 1, 2018. The same day, several species of grouper will also close to recreational and commercial harvest in Florida state waters of the Atlantic and all state waters off Monroe County. This seasonal closure includes gag, black, red, yellowmouth, and yellowfin grouper; scamp; red hind; rock hind; coney; and graysby.