Friday, June 23, 2017

Gulf Cobia Workshop

CORRECTION: The minimum size limit for cobia is 33 inches fork length. This was listed incorrectly in the initial news release.    For immediate release: May 9, 2017 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com   Suggested Tweet: Give...

King Mackerel Management

May 8, 2017    Suggested Tweet: King #mackerel management changes effective 5/11. @MyFWC:https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1993db2 #fishing #Florida   King mackerel management changes effective May 11   Several commercial and recreational changes to king mackerel management in Florida state and federal waters will...

The 2017 Capmel Classic Summary

The 2017 Captain Mel classic is now complete. Our participants got out there in some pretty big wind. This year unlike other years the best results were from the people I would consider the...

2017 Captain Mel Classic Sponsors

The conclusion of the 7th Annual Captain Mel Classic, I always take the chance to talk about our tournament sponsors.  Support of this event has been great from year 1.    This letter gets longer...

2017 Captain Mel Classic Results

The conclusion of the 2017 Captain Mel Classic.  It was a good one.   It has been great fun every year.   This year, the stories were outstanding as usual.  Anglers received their payouts and with...

The Meatheads of the Week, March 23, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   CALHOUN COUNTY   Officers Forehand and Hayes located two turkey blinds with cracked corn and millet seeds scattered within 30 yards of the blinds prior to turkey season. On opening morning, they witnessed two hunters...

The Meatheads of the Week, to March 16

March 10, 2017 through March 16, 2017   This report represents some events the FWC handled over the past week; however, it does not include all actions taken by the Division of Law Enforcement.   Patrol, Protect, Preserve   NORTHWEST...

4 Florida counties open April 1 to gag grouper

March 27, 2017   Maps: To see maps of these areas, go to MyFWC.com/Fishing and select “Saltwater Fishing,” “Recreational Regulations” and “Groupers.”   Suggested Tweet: Gag #grouper opens April 1 in four #Florida counties.https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1904eb1 @MyFWC #fishing   recreational harvest; FWC...

Tarpon Genetics: The Results are in

Tarpon Genetics Program--The Results Are In https://www.bonefishtarpontrust.org/blog/2017-03-14-tarpon-genetics-program-results-are Tarpon Genetics Program Results: High Connectivity Across the Atlantic Basin Highlights Need For International Management  By: Dr. Liz Wallace  The Tarpon Genetics Program has concluded, providing illuminating results that will help build effective...

Catch a Florida Memory with 11-year-old Tristan

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