September 21, 2018
I was left with a newfound respect for a man teaching his children to fish and get outdoors, a renewed hope for the future of fishing and the next generation of conservationists, and a reminder that fishing and a love of the outdoors brings people together.
June 12, 2018
Catch a Florida Memory programs are not only fun and rewarding, but they also promote fisheries conservation. Anglers are encouraged to target a diversity of species to help decrease fishing pressure on the most sought-after fishes.
March 07, 2018
For years the FWC has hosted kids’ and women’s fishing clinics across the state. Now, adult saltwater fishing clinic have been added. These free, one-day educational events are for anyone 18 and older, male or female.
November 29, 2017
TheFWC receives about $13 million annually from SFR, of which $3 to $4 million supports saltwater sport fish projects and 15 percent funds the creation and maintenance of boating-access points.
September 26, 2017
Descending devices bring fish back down to a depth where increased pressure from the water will recompress swim bladder gases and allow the fish to swim away.
May 15, 2017
Techniques for tarpon fishing vary widely depending on geographic location and an angler’s personal preference.
February 06, 2017
When left in the aquatic environment, fishing line and tackle create potential traps for unsuspecting wildlife that can become entangled and snared, leading to injury and death.
November 14, 2016
Want to get more bang for your bluefish? Check out the FWC Saltwater Angler Recognition programs at CatchaFloridaMemory.com.
September 21, 2016
Have a burning question about marine fisheries regulations? Want to know more about catch-and-release? We are here for you. Send your questions, photos, and fishing tales to Saltwater@MyFWC.com.