Sunday, April 23, 2017

Grouper bite remains strong

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-grouper-bite-remains-strong/2317275 We are lucky to have a year-round grouper fishery in the bay area. No matter hot or cold water temperatures, there is always a bite, the only variable being what depth fish are actively...

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...

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

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FWC approves spiny lobster commercial bully net fishery changes

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SW Fla. divers, shrimpers pull massive net from illegal reef

http://www.news-press.com/story/news/local/2017/02/03/local-divers-shrimpers-pull-massive-net-illegal-reef/97440664/ 0:20 3:16 Huge shrimp net removed from illegal manmade reef off of Bonita Springs Huge shrimp net removed from illegal manma... CLOSE Huge shrimp net removed from illegal man made reef off of Bonita Springs. With teamwork from the...

Gag grouper season closes as amberjack season opens

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-gag-grouper-season-closes-as-amberjack-season-opens/2308595 The warm weather and minimal seas the past few waning days of 2016 prompted many anglers and spearfishers to go offshore and target gag grouper before the season closed on Jan. 1. The news...

Warm water temperatures throws off normal grouper migration pattern

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-warm-water-temperatures-throws-off-normal-grouper/2308464 Typical January water temperatures are a bit behind this year. This means the normal migration pattern of grouper will be a bit unpredictable. Normally, red grouper are in nearly all depths this time of...

Amberjack, triggerfish and gag grouper season changes

Dec. 20, 2016   Suggested Tweet: Greater #amberjack opens in Gulf state waters Jan. 1: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17b219a #Florida #fishing   Suggested Tweet: Gray #triggerfish remains closed in 2017 in Gulf state waters: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17b219a #fishing #Florida   Suggested Tweet: Gag #grouper...

Seasonal grouper closure Jan. 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County

Dec. 20, 2016   Suggested Tweet: Seasonal #grouper closure starts Jan. 1 in east coast waters: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17b18ae #Florida #fishing   Seasonal grouper closure starts Jan. 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County waters   Several species of grouper will close to recreational...