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News Release February 25, 2011 Contact: Lee Schlesinger, 850-487-0554 The recreational harvest season for spotted seatrout in northern Florida reopens on March 1. This means all Florida waters will be open to the sport harvest of spotted seatrout beginning in March. Spotted seatrout harvest is prohibited in February in Atlantic Ocean waters north of the […]

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News Release February 24, 2011 Contact: Tony Young, 850-488-7867 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) passed new rules that modify hunting season dates on many FWC-managed areas. These rules become effective on July 1 and apply to the 2011-12 hunting season. For more than a year, the FWC and its partners and cooperating […]

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News Release February 24, 2011 Contact: Tony Young, 850-488-7867 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) passed new rules that affect hunting on many of the state’s wildlife management areas.  Most of these new rules apply to specific WMAs; however, two of them affect public hunting on a more statewide scale. One such statewide […]

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News Release February 23, 2011 Contact: Lee Schlesinger, 850-487-0554 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on Wednesday proposed a draft rule that would raise the recreational daily red drum bag limit from one fish to two per person in northern Florida. In addition, the FWC is proposing to create three regional management areas […]

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For immediate release: February 21, 2011 Contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676 FWC offers free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Leon County The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Leon County. The course will be conducted in the second-floor conference room of the Farris Bryant Building, 620 […]

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