Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Scallops

For immediate release: July 18, 2017 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com   Suggested Tweet: Gulf County #scallop season opens July 25. @MyFWC:https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1aacae5 #Florida   Gulf County scallop season opens July 25   Starting July 25, all state waters from...

“Gumbo” Laya

So what is gumbo-laya? It’s a hearty stew with sausage, chicken and shrimp combined with finely diced vegetables and simmered in a sauce served over garlic-infused jasmine rice. Don’t let the long list of ingredients...

Failure Continues: Species changes recommendations

No input from the Florida Anglers United Executive Panel:  The state goes their own way.   Again. FWC discusses sheepshead, tripletail and cobia management  At its July meeting in Orlando, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Southwest Florida blue crab trap closure starts July 10

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps in state waters from the Palm Beach-Broward county line to the Pasco-Hernando county line must be removed from the water before July 10, the first day of a...

Jigging and Jiggling

There is not just one kind of fishing.     A majority of fishing is similar, no matter where you go, what you are trying to do.    A lot of it is identical really.   If you...

Fighting a Fish

Neil Taylor, Strike Three Kayak Fishing You want to be good at something, you need to learn how to do it right.     Whatever it is, there is an exact way to do it that is...

The Meatheads of the Week

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   OKALOOSA COUNTY   Officers Corbin and Pifer were on vessel patrol conducting boating safety and resource inspections in the Destin Pass and Crab Island areas and saw a vessel in violation of the idle speed/no...

Intrusion

So, you are like everyone else.   You get the chance to go fishing and you are annoyed when someone else had the same idea?    Join the club.    I would say we all belong to...

It’s Scallop Time

For immediate release: June 26, 2017 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com   Suggested Tweet: Get your swim masks ready! More areas open to #scallop harvesting 7/1. @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1a56d29 #Florida   Scallopers get ready, more waters open for...

Water-use planning faces uncertainty

http://www.newschief.com/news/20170520/water-use-planning-faces-uncertainty One of the big issues is how the increased withdrawals affect lakes and streams, and water bodies connected to them such as springs, as well as the aquifer in general. One of the big issues...