Posts Tagged ‘FWC’

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    Discarded monofilament line injures, kills wildlife

    Jul 21, 15 • 164 Views • Environment, Fishing & WildlifeComments 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...

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

    Jul 2, 15 • 306 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments 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...

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    FWC welcomes new chairman, vice chairman

    Jul 1, 15 • 160 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments 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...

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    Check the box; do something nice for manatees, sea turtles

    Jul 1, 15 • 157 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on Check the box; do something nice for manatees, sea turtles

    It is easy to do something nice for Florida manatees and sea turtles. Check the box for manatees or sea turtles on the form you receive in the mail to renew your annual registration of cars, boats and trucks. When you check the box, you are donating $5 to the...

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    Join the Dove Club!

    Jul 1, 15 • 174 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on Join the Dove Club!

    To me, the best part about hunting is not harvesting game but spending quality time outdoors with friends and family. One of the best ways to do that is through dove hunting, which is part of the reason why great dove hunts are in such high demand but often...

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    Bass management is evolving

    Jul 1, 15 • 184 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on Bass management is evolving

    Bass anglers may wonder why the Sunshine State supports some of the best bass fishing in the world. Florida’s abundant lakes and rivers provide habitat necessary to produce good fisheries and the Florida largemouth bass possesses unique genetics that favors...

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    Personal fireworks don’t mix with nesting shorebirds

    Jun 30, 15 • 213 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on Personal fireworks don’t mix with nesting shorebirds

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) asks the public to help protect beach-nesting shorebirds across the state this holiday weekend by giving them space and keeping personal fireworks off the beach. Shorebirds are nesting on beaches...

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    FWC Marine Fisheries wants to hear from you at summer workshop series

    Jun 30, 15 • 148 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on FWC Marine Fisheries wants to hear from you at summer workshop series

    Do you have ideas about how Florida’s marine fisheries should be managed? The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to hear from you. Whether you are a seafood aficionado who wants priority placed on getting fish to the dinner plate,...

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    Commissioners elect new chairman, vice chairman

    Jun 25, 15 • 216 Views • Appointments, Fishing & Wildlife, GovernmentComments Off on Commissioners elect new chairman, vice chairman

    At its meeting June 25 in Sarasota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) elected Vice Chairman Brian Yablonski, of Tallahassee, to serve as chairman, effective July 1. Yablonski replaces Chairman Richard Corbett, of Tampa. The term of...

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    Take 10 lionfish, get an extra lobster during sport season and possibly take home a T-shirt

    Jun 25, 15 • 198 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on Take 10 lionfish, get an extra lobster during sport season and possibly take home a T-shirt

    At its June meeting in Sarasota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a new and exciting opportunity that will encourage divers to remove invasive lionfish by allowing them to take one extra spiny lobster each day during the...