Posts Tagged ‘Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’

  • Limited harvest for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1

    Aug 25, 15 • 491 Views • FWCComments Off on Limited harvest for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1

    The recreational harvest season for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1 statewide. Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. While the fishery is already more than 90 percent...

  • FWC to meet Sept. 2-3 in Fort Lauderdale

    Aug 24, 15 • 489 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC to meet Sept. 2-3 in Fort Lauderdale

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Sept. 2-3 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. Both sessions are open to the public. The meeting both days starts at 8:30 a.m. and the public will be...

  • FWC announces details of 2016 Python Challenge™ with partners

    Aug 18, 15 • 444 Views • FWC, GovernmentComments Off on FWC announces details of 2016 Python Challenge™ with partners

    Building on the success of its 2013 Python Challenge™, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida Inc. (Foundation) this week announced additional details of the 2016 Python Challenge™, a...

  • FWC Media Event: Q&A opportunity on FWC Draft Panther Position Paper

    Aug 13, 15 • 569 Views • FWC, Media AdvisoriesComments Off on FWC Media Event: Q&A opportunity on FWC Draft Panther Position Paper

    Who: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Why: FWC leadership will provide information on the draft panther position paper. When: Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time Where: Telephone conference call titled “Update on Draft...

  • Q&A opportunity on FWC Special-Use Bear Permits

    Aug 3, 15 • 481 Views • FWCComments Off on Q&A opportunity on FWC Special-Use Bear Permits

    Who: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) When: Aug. 3, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time             Where: Telephone conference call titled “Update on Special-Use Bear Permit”    Call 888-339-2688 approximately 5...

  • FWC encourages recognition and use of the divers-down flags/buoys

    Jul 29, 15 • 489 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC encourages recognition and use of the divers-down flags/buoys

    Whether diving in Pensacola, scalloping in the Big Bend, lobstering in the Florida Keys or seeing the sights below the water’s surface in one of the many rivers in the Sunshine State, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to...

  • Discarded monofilament line injures, kills wildlife

    Jul 21, 15 • 637 Views • Environment, FWCComments Off on Discarded monofilament line injures, kills wildlife

    Fishing is an important part of the Florida lifestyle as well as its economy. To ensure that this activity doesn’t lead to problems for birds and other wildlife, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants anglers to know about the...

  • FWC Enlists Gulf Reef Fish Anglers to Provide Data

    Jul 15, 15 • 446 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC Enlists Gulf Reef Fish Anglers to Provide Data

    As part of its goal of working with anglers to improve data collection and management of fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking for anglers’ assistance through participation in the Gulf Reef...

  • Gray triggerfish size limit to increase in Atlantic state waters effective July 9

    Jul 2, 15 • 795 Views • FWCComments Off on Gray triggerfish size limit to increase in Atlantic state waters effective July 9

    An increase of the minimum size limit of gray triggerfish in Atlantic state waters will take effect beginning July 9. At its April 15 meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved increasing the minimum size...

  • FWC welcomes new chairman, vice chairman

    Jul 1, 15 • 654 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC welcomes new chairman, vice chairman

    Today, new leaders assume their roles with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). At its meeting June 25 in Sarasota, the FWC elected Vice Chairman Brian Yablonski of Tallahassee to serve as chairman and Aliese “Liesa” Priddy of...