Posted: 04/01/2014 - FWC scheduled the first of four license-free recreational fishing days on the first full weekend in April each year because it coincides with a productive freshwater fishing period, when the weather is usually pleasant.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - Another panther has been killed in southwest Florida.
Posted: 03/28/2014 - No bull: This was one interesting distress call to Hillsborough County deputies and rescue crews.
Updated: 03/27/2014 - State waters off the coast of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties will open to recreational harvest of gag grouper starting April 1.
Updated: 03/25/2014 - Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the projects in the Apalachicola Bay area that he is recommending to receive disaster assistance funding. These projects will help the affected communities recover from the devastation and move forward to have sustainable fisheries and fishing communities in the future.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists and law enforcement officers captured and relocated an endangered Florida panther found near the beach at Clam Pass Park in Collier County today.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - The spiny lobster recreational and commercial season closes to harvest in state and federal waters starting April 1 and will reopen Aug. 6.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - New research shows octupi found in our area are some of the smartest in the world. Dr. Gene Alupay of UCLA conducted a study at the Gulf Specimen Lab in Panacea.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) seeks input and invites the public to a series of meetings starting April 1 on deer management in hunting zones B and C in north and central Florida.
Posted: 03/20/2014 - The person said the sharks had become so aggressive she had to get out of the water...
Updated: 03/19/2014 - The Florida Department of Health today issued an advisory to residents in counties surrounding the Withlacoochee river. The City of Valdosta has reported a spill, made up of a combination of storm water and untreated sewage that has overflowed into One-Mile Branch, Two-Mile Branch, Sugar Creek and Cherry Creek which flow into the Withlacoochee River.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - State wildlife officials say an endangered panther has been found dead in South Florida.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - Researchers have discovered something new about Burmese pythons: the invasive snakes are really good at finding their way home.
Posted: 03/17/2014 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is holding the first of four public meetings this week to discuss how people can get involved in the conservation and management of black bears in central Florida.
Posted: 03/14/2014 - State wildlife officials are hosting two free women's fishing clinics along the east coast in central Florida.
Posted: 03/13/2014 - Georgia hunters are gearing up for turkey hunting season.
Posted: 03/13/2014 - A deadly young Nile crocodile has been captured alive in Everglades National Park.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - Wildlife experts say unseasonably warm temperatures in recent weeks have brought an early surge of alligator activity.
Posted: 03/04/2014 - State wildlife officials are holding seven meetings to discuss conservation and management of black bears in central Florida.
Posted: 03/03/2014 - The director of a documentary that explored a killer whale's involvement in the death of a SeaWorld trainer says a Labor Department investigator who probed the incident didn't provide filmmakers with any confidential documents.