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New Bass Fishing Regulations in Effect to Protect Larger Bass by FWC

July 1st, 2016|Categories: Florida Fishing News, Florida Fishing Reports, Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , |Comments Off on New Bass Fishing Regulations in Effect to Protect Larger Bass by FWC

New black bass fishing regulations went into effect throughout Florida Today. On Friday July 1st, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced. The new regulation change will streamline existing rules. Allowing anglers to keep smaller and more abundant bass which protects larger bass.

FWC said, it has received input from thousands […]

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Florida FWC Joins Orlando Magic for Florida Outdoor Night

March 13th, 2014|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , |Comments Off on Florida FWC Joins Orlando Magic for Florida Outdoor Night

Join the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Orlando Magic on March 30 for Florida Outdoor Night and FanFest at 4 p.m. in Orlando. This event, at the Amway Center, is free and open to the public. The event offers participants an opportunity to talk to wildlife […]

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TrophyCatch back for more

January 9th, 2014|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , |Comments Off on TrophyCatch back for more

After a successful inaugural campaign, TrophyCatch is back for more.

The program by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission awards anglers around the state who properly record their bass before releasing it for another fishermen to potentially enjoy a moment of their own.

The biggest bass recorded in last year’s campaign […]

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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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FWC Approves Okeechobee Boating Safety Revisions

December 7th, 2012|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , |Comments Off on FWC Approves Okeechobee Boating Safety Revisions

From FWC Press Release

On Thursday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved staff’s recommendations for revisions to two boating safety zones on the Okeechobee Waterway in Hendry and Martin counties.
One change affects the boating safety zone around the Clewiston Lock at the Hoover Dike city ramp. […]

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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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Hydrilla treatment set for Lake Istokpoga

November 26th, 2012|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Hydrilla treatment set for Lake Istokpoga

Tuesday, November 24, 2012

Media contact: Gary Morse, 863-648-3200

During the last week of November, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will treat hydrilla in portions of Lake Istokpoga. All scheduled management efforts are subject to weather conditions. The lake will be monitored after treatment.

There are […]

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Lake Apopka Aquatic Plant Management Meeting January 24th

January 12th, 2012|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Lake Apopka Aquatic Plant Management Meeting January 24th

Managing Aquatic Plants in Lake Apopka is the focus of a public meeting in Winter Garden on Tuesday, Jan. 24 hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The meeting is from 6-9 p.m. in Tanner Hall, 29 W. Garden Avenue in Newton Park, Winter […]

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