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Public invited to participate in Florida fox squirrel population study

Have you seen any fox squirrels? In Florida, the fox squirrel can be found in almost every county, but the distribution is patchy and not well understood. To better understand fox squirrel distribution, a new research project conducted by the … Continue reading

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Florida lifetime sportsman license costs for youth reduced Nov. 24 – Dec. 31, 2014

On Nov. 13, 2014, Governor Rick Scott signed an executive order authorizing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to offer Lifetime Sportsman’s Licenses for Florida children and young adults at a greatly reduced cost. The license now costs up … Continue reading

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Saltwater and freshwater license-free fishing days offered this month

Governor Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Floridians and visitors will be able to fish without a saltwater recreational fishing license on June 7 and 8 and freshwater recreational fishing license on June 14 and 15. … Continue reading

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FWC sets Gulf recreational red snapper season

Season set for May 24 – July 14 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters April 16 at a meeting near Tallahassee. The season will be a total of … Continue reading

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Marine Fisheries regulations and management workshop in Destin Feb. 25

Time: 6 – 8:30 p.m. The University of Florida Extension Service is hosting a Marine Fisheries workshop at the Destin Community Center on Feb. 25, 2014. The workshop is geared for recreation anglers, charter boat captains and crew, coastal and … Continue reading

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FWC proposes 2014 Gulf recreational red snapper season

Proposed season May 24 – July 14 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) proposed 2014 Gulf recreational red snapper season dates in state waters. This proposed season will be brought back before the Commission for final approval at … Continue reading

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