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The bonanza bite is on!
The bonanza bite is on!
Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 9:18AM by Captain Rich Knox

Captain Rick Knox of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, out of Tarpon Springs, reports that the snook fishing... Read More


Get Outdoorsy With the New  Guy Harvey Hard-card License
Get Outdoorsy With the New Guy Harvey Hard-card License
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:10AM by FWC

There’s something wonderful about having a shiny new card in your wallet. While paper licenses do their... Read More


Florida Legislature Kills Anti-anchoring Legislation
Florida Legislature Kills Anti-anchoring Legislation
Wed, May 21, 2014 at 9:03AM by BoatUS

Sometimes it’s the middle of night, and often it’s only at the very last moment. But that’s... Read More


Swordfish Management Pays Off
Swordfish Management Pays Off
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:31AM by FWC

Swordfish management is a success story. Overfished in the 1980s and ‘90s, the swordfish stock has... Read More


Commission Repeals Collier County Spearing Bans
Commission Repeals Collier County Spearing Bans
Tue, May 21, 2013 at 8:25AM by FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has repealed two rules prohibiting spearing and... Read More


Proposal Would Make Tarpon, Bonefish Catch-And-Release Only
Proposal Would Make Tarpon, Bonefish Catch-And-Release Only
Tue, May 14, 2013 at 9:03AM by FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), at its April meeting near Tallahassee, moved... Read More


New 'Ladies, Let's Go Fishing' Event Offers Same Fishing Fun Plus Kayaking
New 'Ladies, Let's Go Fishing' Event Offers Same Fishing Fun Plus Kayaking
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 1:09PM by FWC

The popular sport of kayak fishing will be part of the next “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”... Read More


Manatees On The Move
Manatees On The Move
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 4:02PM by FWC

Now that the weather outside is chilly, Florida manatees are migrating to warmer waters. They swim in search... Read More


Becoming Commercial Fishermen Gets Easier For Florida Vets
Becoming Commercial Fishermen Gets Easier For Florida Vets
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 3:52PM by FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) honored Florida’s heroes on Veterans Day,... Read More


FWC Increases Lionfish Harvest  Opportunities, Asks Public To Help
FWC Increases Lionfish Harvest Opportunities, Asks Public To Help
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 12:22PM by FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has announced changes to the lionfish harvest.... Read More


Snook Open In Atlantic, Remains Closed In Gulf
Snook Open In Atlantic, Remains Closed In Gulf
Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 5:55PM by FWC

The recreational harvest season for Snook opened Sept. 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters,... Read More


Snook to Remain Closed For Another Year in Gulf Waters
Snook to Remain Closed For Another Year in Gulf Waters
Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 3:10PM by FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation... Read More


Bay Scallop Season Extended By 2 Weeks
Bay Scallop Season Extended By 2 Weeks
Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 1:37PM by FWC

After determining that two years of season extensions did not significantly impact the bay scallop population,... Read More


Anglers Can Help FWC Catch Data On Red Snapper, Other Reef Fish
Anglers Can Help FWC Catch Data On Red Snapper, Other Reef Fish
Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 2:12PM by FWC

By filling out a survey card or making a phone call, anglers can provide Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation... Read More


April Madness
April Madness
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 9:07AM by Captain Sergio Atanes

At last, April is nearly upon us, and with it comes some of the best fishing Tampa Bay has to offer. Anglers... Read More


FWC Promotes Boating Access  With New Database
FWC Promotes Boating Access With New Database
Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 9:06AM by FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) introduced a new feature on its website this... Read More


Anchoring in Florida?  Better Have a Copy of This With You
Anchoring in Florida? Better Have a Copy of This With You
Tue, May 17, 2011 at 11:55AM by BoatUS

The 2009 passage of Florida House Bill 1423 meant that boaters across the Sunshine State no longer had to... Read More


FWC Puts Redfish Bag Limit Rule On Hold
FWC Puts Redfish Bag Limit Rule On Hold
Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 10:40AM by CCA

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) placed the proposed redfish rule amendments on... Read More


Your Yak Or Mine? A Day In The Life...
Your Yak Or Mine? A Day In The Life...
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 11:17AM by Mel The Guide

We are back from the Jersey Shore; we spent the holidays with my daughter and son-in-law, and our two lovely... Read More


17th Annual Monofilament Clean Up on October 16, 2010
17th Annual Monofilament Clean Up on October 16, 2010
Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 12:27PM by Florida Marine Times

The 17th Annual Monofilament Cleanup Day, sponsored by Tampa Bay Watch and Audubon of Florida, will take... Read More