Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Meatheads of the Week

NORTHWEST REGION   HOLMES COUNTY   Environmental Investigator Brown, while off duty, received a call from a Commander of a local Sheriff’s Department. His deputy was out on a traffic stop in a remote part of the county with...

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...

Gag grouper fall season approved in Gulf 4-county region

At its July meeting in Orlando, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved lengthening the Gulf of Mexico gag grouper recreational season in state waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties...

Triggerfish

FWC approves Gulf gray triggerfish limited fall season, conservation measures  At its July meeting in Orlando, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved several management changes for gray triggerfish caught in Gulf of...

Triggerfish season??

FWC approves Gulf gray triggerfish limited fall season, conservation measures  At its July meeting in Orlando, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved several management changes for gray triggerfish caught in Gulf of...

Gag grouper fall season approved in Gulf 4-county region

At its July meeting in Orlando, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved lengthening the Gulf of Mexico gag grouper recreational season in state waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties...

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...

The Meatheads of the Week

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   FRANKLIN COUNTY   Officer Sauls and Investigator Cook were on water patrol on the Apalachicola River when a vessel running with no navigation lights headed towards the officers. The officers had to take evasive maneuvers...

Last Week’s Meatheads

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   OKALOOSA COUNTY   Officer Corbin was conducting state fisheries inspections and license checks on Okaloosa Island at Marler Park and saw two individuals actively fishing with rods and reels. The individuals harvested pinfish and a...

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...