Considered by many to be a once-in-a-lifetime dream catch, well over 1,000 largemouth bass exceeding 8 pounds have been caught, documented and released in Florida in less than two years.
People can receive an FWC manatee or sea turtle decal, and show their support for saving these iconic Florida species, with a donation of $5.
On September 10, the director of the FWC’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute presented a resolution naming the FWC’s Gainesville Wildlife Research Laboratory in honor of Lovett E. Williams Jr.
FWC Officer Lee Lawshe was selected from others nationwide as Officer of the Year. The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies made the selection.
Football season is in full swing, and the 2014-15 hunting season is cranking up.
The FWC is looking for qualified people willing to adopt exotic pets through the Exotic Pet Amnesty Program.
You don’t necessarily need a large piece of land to find hunting success. All you have to do is put in a little time bettering the habitat, and if no one is hunting the adjacent properties and you let the young bucks walk, you may have the chance of seeing them again next season when they are bigger and a year older.
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