Friday, June 23, 2017

The Meatheads of the Week: 4/19

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   CALHOUN COUNTY Officers Hayes and Baber were working two separate baited food plots that Officer Hayes had previously identified. Although no subjects were seen at the baited areas, the officers heard a shot...

The Meatheads of the Week

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   BAY COUNTY   Officer Gore saw a vehicle operating in a careless manner and weaving out of its lane. During a traffic stop, it was discovered that the subject was in possession of cannabis, several...

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...

Port Everglades dredge drawing fire

Diver Dan Burdeno photographed these staghorn coral in February about 2,500 feet from the Port Everglades channel. Environmentalists worry a survey of coral that could be damaged by a dredging project overlooked these colonies....

Spiny lobster season closes April 1

March 23, 2017    Suggested Tweet: There are only a few more spiny #lobster season days left in #Florida! @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/18f6a9d #fishing   Spiny lobster season closes April 1 The spiny lobster recreational and commercial season closes to harvest...

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...

Lionfish Panhandle Pilot Program ends May 19

For immediate release: March 10, 2017 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com   Suggested Tweets: Last chance to participate in the #Lionfish Panhandle Pilot Program. @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/18c7db9 #fishing #Florida   Lionfish Panhandle Pilot Program ends May 19   Panhandle lionfish...

Workshops scheduled: FWC seeking public input on gag grouper

Workshops scheduled: FWC seeking public input on gag grouper season in 4-county Gulf region BODY,.aolmailheader {font-size:10pt; color:black; font-family:Arial;} a.aolmailheader:link {color:blue; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:normal;} a.aolmailheader:visited {color:magenta; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:normal;} a.aolmailheader:active {color:blue; text-decoration:underline; font-weight:normal;} a.aolmailheader:hover...