November 07, 2017
FWC staff will briefly present the protections that apply to burrowing owls, the draft Conservation Measures and Permitting Guidelines, and anticipated next steps for this species.
November 03, 2017
The FWC will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the ages of 5 and 15 from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 18, at Ken Thompson Park, 1700 Ken Thompson Parkway.
October 16, 2017
The FWC plans to conduct aquatic plant treatments via helicopter on Lake Istokpoga on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The treatment areas will include shallow water marshes on Bumblebee Island and Big Island.
September 20, 2017
For updates and more information on bay scallops, visit MyFWC.com/Fishing.
March 28, 2017
Youth and families are invited to learn the basics of saltwater fishing for free Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Suncoast Youth Conservation Center, 6650 Dickman Road, Apollo Beach.
March 27, 2017
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has verified the presence of at least two panther kittens north of the Caloosahatchee River in southwest Florida. These kittens are presumed to be the offspring of the first wild female panther documented north of the river since 1973.
March 18, 2016
Sands shift and when they do, sometimes, buoys must be moved and boundaries changed. That’s what happened recently in Boca Grande Pass. Recent changes to the buoys marking Boca Grande Pass will affect tarpon anglers and others fishing in the Pass during the months of April, May and June.