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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]