Posts Tagged ‘Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’

  • Fishing association honors 2 FWC officers

    Jul 11, 17 • 151 Views • Awards & Recognition, FWCComments Off on Fishing association honors 2 FWC officers

    The Florida Guides Association on July 11 in Orlando honored two officers of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) for their conservation efforts. Capt. Pat Kelly, Florida Guides Association president, presented FWC officers Peter...

  • FWC names Raymond Mowen Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year

    Jul 11, 17 • 128 Views • Awards & Recognition, FWCComments Off on FWC names Raymond Mowen Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) named Raymond Mowen of Royal Palm Beach the 2016 Volunteer Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year at its July Commission meeting in Orlando. The award recognizes a volunteer who significantly advances...

  • FWC discusses sheepshead, tripletail and cobia management

    Jul 10, 17 • 146 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC discusses sheepshead, tripletail and cobia management

    At its July meeting in Orlando, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) discussed several draft changes to the management of sheepshead, tripletail and cobia. The Commission did not take action on draft changes to sheepshead and tripletail...

  • Go primitive on St. Vincent Island or join the Dove Club

    Jul 6, 17 • 168 Views • FWCComments Off on Go primitive on St. Vincent Island or join the Dove Club

    St. Vincent Island whitetail hunts July “Outta’ the Woods” By Tony Young “St. Vincent Island is a wonderful place to take kids and other folks to show them what the real old Florida looked like,” Woody Eubanks, 38-year Bay County veteran fireman,...

  • Additional goliath grouper workshop scheduled July 31 in Lake Worth

    Jul 5, 17 • 176 Views • FWCComments Off on Additional goliath grouper workshop scheduled July 31 in Lake Worth

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled an additional public workshop, to be held July 31 in Lake Worth, to gather public input on goliath grouper management, including the possibility of a limited harvest in Florida state...

  • FWC urges Fourth of July boaters to be careful, use beacons and enjoy Florida’s waterways

    Jun 30, 17 • 203 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC urges Fourth of July boaters to be careful, use beacons and enjoy Florida’s waterways

    During the Fourth of July holiday, many people take to the water to celebrate Independence Day. The warm, sunny days of summer combined with viewing fireworks puts many more boats and people on the water in close proximity to one another. The Florida Fish and...

  • On July 4 give space to nesting shorebirds, sea turtles

    Jun 29, 17 • 317 Views • FWCComments Off on On July 4 give space to nesting shorebirds, sea turtles

    As people make plans to go to the beach for the Independence Day holiday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding the public to help protect beach-nesting shorebirds and sea turtles by giving them space and keeping personal...

  • Scallopers get ready, more waters open for harvest starting July 1

    Jun 26, 17 • 202 Views • FWCComments Off on Scallopers get ready, more waters open for harvest starting July 1

    Celebrate the Fourth of July with bay scallops. State waters from the westernmost point of St. Vincent Island in Franklin County through the Pasco/Hernando county line will be open for scalloping starting July 1. A span of waters in the middle from the...

  • Help FWC monitor fish health by reporting fish kills

    Jun 20, 17 • 196 Views • FWC, Homepage SliderComments Off on Help FWC monitor fish health by reporting fish kills

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your help in monitoring fish health by tracking marine and freshwater fish kills in Florida. FWC scientists monitor and document fish kills and diseases, as well as other aquatic animal health...

  • Goliath grouper workshops scheduled August through October; FWC needs your input

    Jun 20, 17 • 158 Views • FWCComments Off on Goliath grouper workshops scheduled August through October; FWC needs your input

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on goliath grouper management, including the possibility of a limited harvest in Florida state waters. The FWC is hosting several goliath grouper public workshops throughout the...