Posts Tagged ‘MyFWC’

  • FWC certifies new state record shoal bass

    Nov 21, 17 • 112 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC certifies new state record shoal bass

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) fisheries biologists certified a new state record shoal bass weighing 5.95 pounds and measuring 22.4 inches long, caught by 14-year-old angler Sheldon Grace from Headland, Alabama. Sheldon was...

  • Giving thanks for Florida’s one-of-a-kind Osceola wild turkey

    Nov 16, 17 • 290 Views • FWCComments Off on Giving thanks for Florida’s one-of-a-kind Osceola wild turkey

    Did you know there are five subspecies of wild turkey in North America? However, Florida is the only place in the world where the Osceola subspecies is found. Also known as the Florida wild turkey, this unique bird lives only on the Florida peninsula....

  • FWC Chairman to move into a new arena of conservation service in 2018

    Nov 6, 17 • 339 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC Chairman to move into a new arena of conservation service in 2018

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) congratulates Chairman Brian Yablonski on his new position as Executive Director of the Property and Environment Research Center, a national conservation research institute in Bozeman, Montana,...

  • Zone C deer season opener provides a connection to the outdoors

    Oct 27, 17 • 218 Views • FWCComments Off on Zone C deer season opener provides a connection to the outdoors

    New hunters invited to learn about hunting and conservation through FWC programs On Saturday, Nov. 4, Florida’s Zone C general gun deer season begins, providing hunters the opportunity to slow down and immerse themselves in the splendor of the outdoors. For...

  • FWC invites public comments for Division of Law Enforcement reaccreditation assessment

    Oct 26, 17 • 190 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC invites public comments for Division of Law Enforcement reaccreditation assessment

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Law Enforcement is seeking reaccreditation from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA). “A team of CFA-certified assessors will arrive Dec. 12 to examine the...

  • November weekend added to Gulf gray triggerfish state season

    Oct 25, 17 • 160 Views • FWCComments Off on November weekend added to Gulf gray triggerfish state season

    The gray triggerfish recreational season in Gulf state waters will be open an additional weekend this November to provide anglers with fishing opportunities that were missed due to bad weather from Hurricane Nate earlier in the season. Gray triggerfish will...

  • Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day by pledging to create a new conservationist

    Sep 19, 17 • 401 Views • FWCComments Off on Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day by pledging to create a new conservationist

    For many residents of Florida, time spent hunting and fishing are treasured moments. Hunting and fishing bring friends and family together and provide one of the most immersive outdoor experiences you can have. To encourage people to share their love of the...

  • FWC releases new videos to help Florida residents avoid conflicts with bears

    Aug 31, 17 • 287 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC releases new videos to help Florida residents avoid conflicts with bears

    As part of ongoing efforts to reduce conflicts with bears, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is releasing two new videos in the “Living with Florida Black Bears” series. These videos are designed to help educate the public about...

  • Who will be the next Lionfish Challenge winners? Find out Sept. 9

    Aug 31, 17 • 278 Views • FWCComments Off on Who will be the next Lionfish Challenge winners? Find out Sept. 9

    There’s still time to remove lionfish and win prizes by participating in the 2017 Lionfish Challenge. The statewide lionfish removal incentive program will come to a close Sept. 4. The winners, also known as the Lionfish King/Queen (recreational category)...

  • Snook season starts Sept. 1

    Aug 29, 17 • 246 Views • FWCComments Off on Snook season starts Sept. 1

    The recreational harvest season for snook starts Sept. 1 statewide. Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages anglers to use...