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TrophyCatch Boat Giveaway Winner Announced

December 4th, 2013|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , |Comments Off on TrophyCatch Boat Giveaway Winner Announced

FWC Press Release

Trophy Catch bass boatFive lucky anglers who signed up at TrophyCatchFlorida.com started celebrating the holidays early when their own special Santa delivered big, with a boat and motor, or fishing trip and gift cards.

TrophyCatch is a special reward-driven angler […]

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Florida announce license-free fishing days

November 25th, 2013|Categories: Florida Fishing News, Our FWC|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Florida announce license-free fishing days

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida Gov. Rick Scott is waiving fishing license requirements for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

The governor and state wildlife officials have declared Friday, Nov. 29 a license-free freshwater fishing day and Saturday, Nov. 30 a license-free saltwater fishing day.

Scott said the waivers will give Floridians and their […]

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Fish Floating in Lake Victor

June 5th, 2013|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fish Floating in Lake Victor

From FWC “Fish Busters’ Bulletin”

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: MyFWC.com

Recently, north Florida anglers and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) fishery biologists were heartbroken to see the white bellies of numerous fish floating in […]

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What to do in Orlando- Go Bass Fishing!

May 19th, 2013|Categories: Central Florida Fishing, Florida Bass Fishing Lakes, Florida Fishing Guide, Florida Fishing Reports, Lake Toho Fishing Reports - Lake Tohopekaliga, FL, Largemouth Bass|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on What to do in Orlando- Go Bass Fishing!

Orlando is full of magical things to do and if your visiting this summer, go bass fishing. The fishing is fantastic and Lake Toho is 20 minutes from I-drive or Disney area. Great chance of catching your record size bass and if you do you could also win $10,000. […]

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FWC announces new law enforcement director

May 6th, 2013|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , |Comments Off on FWC announces new law enforcement director

News Release
Friday, May 03, 2013
Media contact: Katie Purcell, 850-459-6585
This week, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officially welcomed a new law enforcement director, Col. Calvin L. Adams Jr.
As leader of the largest conservation law enforcement agency in the country, he will oversee more than 1,000 employees, direct their […]

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$58 Million In Projects Proposed, Including $20 Million Fish Hatchery

May 3rd, 2013|Categories: Florida Fishing News, Our FWC|Tags: , |Comments Off on $58 Million In Projects Proposed, Including $20 Million Fish Hatchery

Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment have proposed $58 million in restoration projects along the state’s oil spill-affected Gulf coast — including a $20 million fish hatchery in Pensacola and $14 million in other projects in the county.

Originally presented to the City Council in June 2011, the […]

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Merritts Mill Pond a sleeper hit

May 3rd, 2013|Categories: Florida Fishing News, Our FWC|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Merritts Mill Pond a sleeper hit

Biologist holds a Merritt's Mill Pond quality largemouth bassAnglers, time for a break from science. I know, I know—I’m disappointed too. Fear not! This is some good stuff nonetheless. This blog and many of the other social media outlets give us the chance to […]

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Meeting on Edward Medard Reservoir fishery planned

November 26th, 2012|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Meeting on Edward Medard Reservoir fishery planned

Monday, November 26, 2012

Media contact: Gary Morse, 863-227-3830

Freshwater fishing regulations for Edward Medard Reservoir in Plant City will change on Jan. 1, 2013, when temporary restrictions on harvesting freshwater sport fish and catfish will expire.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a […]

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