Posts Tagged ‘Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’

  • FWC recognizes Helen Roth, Florida Land Steward Landowner of the Year

    Feb 11, 16 • 460 Views • Awards & Recognition, FWCComments Off on FWC recognizes Helen Roth, Florida Land Steward Landowner of the Year

    Helen Roth, a Gadsden County landowner, is the 2015 Florida Land Steward Landowner of the Year. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recognized her Feb. 11 for the honor bestowed on her by the Florida Land Steward partnership and for...

  • FWC approves gag, black grouper size limit; gag season changes

    Feb 10, 16 • 774 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC approves gag, black grouper size limit; gag season changes

    At its Feb. 10 meeting at the Florida Public Safety Institute near Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved changes to the gag and black grouper minimum size limit and the gag grouper recreational season in Gulf state...

  • FWC Considers Modifying 2016 Gulf Recreational Red Snapper Season

    Feb 10, 16 • 855 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC Considers Modifying 2016 Gulf Recreational Red Snapper Season

    At its Feb. 10 meeting at the Florida Public Safety Institute near Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a draft rule to modify the 2016 Gulf of Mexico recreational red snapper season. This newly proposed season...

  • FWC Saltwater Fishing YouTube Channel has all your fishing tips

    Feb 3, 16 • 462 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC Saltwater Fishing YouTube Channel has all your fishing tips

    Ever wondered how to tie a certain knot, but didn’t know who to ask? Check out the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) newest YouTube Channel, FWC Saltwater Fishing. Find us on YouTube by searching FWC Saltwater Fishing or go to...

  • Florida Deer Huntin’ Continues Through Feb. 28 in Zone D

    Feb 3, 16 • 618 Views • FWCComments Off on Florida Deer Huntin’ Continues Through Feb. 28 in Zone D

    February “Outta’ the Woods” By Tony Young There’s still time to head to Florida woods to enjoy the cooler weather and seek deer. General gun season remains open on private lands in Zones B and D through Feb. 21. In Zone D, those who hunt with a bow,...

  • FWC to meet Feb. 10-11 near Tallahassee

    Feb 1, 16 • 644 Views • Events, FWCComments Off on FWC to meet Feb. 10-11 near Tallahassee

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Feb. 10-11 at the Florida Public Safety Institute, 85 Academy Drive, Havana, FL 32333 (www.tcc.fl.edu/Current/Academics/FPSI/). The Institute is located west of the city of Midway on U.S....

  • Snook reopens in Atlantic state waters

    Jan 27, 16 • 481 Views • FWCComments Off on Snook reopens in Atlantic state waters

    The recreational harvest season for snook reopens on Feb. 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters (from the Miami-Dade/Monroe county line north), including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The season will remain open through May 31. In the...

  • 2016 Python Challenge™ photo contest kicks off today

    Jan 22, 16 • 514 Views • FWC, GovernmentComments Off on 2016 Python Challenge™ photo contest kicks off today

    Beginning today, the  (FWC) is conducting a photo contest to raise additional awareness about nonnative species in Florida as part of the 2016 Python Challenge™. The contest allows people from all over the world to take part in this awareness effort on the...

  • FWC announces Jan. 20 deadline for comment on plan conserving 57 imperiled species

    Jan 13, 16 • 397 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC announces Jan. 20 deadline for comment on plan conserving 57 imperiled species

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds the public that their comments are welcome on the draft Florida Imperiled Species Management Plan, an innovative, integrated and comprehensive approach to conserving multiple imperiled...

  • January 2016 “Outta’ the Woods”

    Jan 6, 16 • 528 Views • FWCComments Off on January 2016 “Outta’ the Woods”

    That coon dog’ll hunt Some of my huntin’ buddies and I really live for being out in a wet patch of woods in the middle of a cool night and hearing the not-so-distant sounds of our coon hounds when they open up on a hot trail. There’s just something...