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FWC Offering Additional Hog Hunting Opportunities

Posted: 05/06/2011 - Due to an abundance of wild hogs, FWC is encouraging hog hunters to take part in Small Game Area hunts during the coming months in an effort to reduce number of hogs.

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FWC Seeks Continued Angler Participation For Tarpon Study

Posted: 05/05/2011 - Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and Mote Marine Laboratory ask anglers to gather valuable information for the Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study.

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10-foot Gator Chomps on Deputy's Cruiser in Florida

Posted: 05/03/2011 - Authorities say Deputy Victor Borrero spotted the gator Saturday evening near the Gainesville Golf and Country Club. It attacked the patrol car while the deputy was waiting for an alligator trapper to show up.

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Apalachicola National Forest to Host Kid’s Fishing Derby

Posted: 04/26/2011 - The Apalachicola National Forest is hosting its 5th Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, Apr. 30, 2011, from 8 a.m. to noon for children ages one to 16 years old. The event is free and open to the public.

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Leon Sinks Geological Area Renovation Celebration

Posted: 04/26/2011 - The U.S. Forest Service is proud to announce the renovation of the Leon Sinks Geological Area on the Apalachicola National Forest is now complete. This milestone will be marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Apr. 30, 2011, and the public is invited to attend.

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Florida’s Hunting Future Looks Bright

Posted: 04/26/2011 - "The Sunshine State is blessed with one of the nation’s largest wildlife management area (WMA) systems, encompassing more than 5.8 million acres of public hunting land," FWC Chairman Rodney Barreto says.

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Gov. Scott Jokes About Fish Story, Fear of Alligators

Posted: 04/22/2011 - Scott said alligators are his "least favorite" form of Florida wildlife. He said he "didn't want to be that close to them" but later added he'd be "receptive" to shooting one if that would help promote Florida.

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Florida Boaters: Beware of Flying Fish!

Posted: 04/11/2011 - Wildlife officials are reminding boaters that Gulf sturgeon as long as 8 feet and weighing 200 pounds are migrating into the Suwannee River this April.

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Warm Weather Means Active Alligators And Crocodiles

Posted: 04/08/2011 - The onset of warm weather in the spring is when Florida's alligators and crocodiles start getting active, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reminds Floridians and visitors to be cautious when having fun in and around water.

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FWC Hosts Youth Event at Capitol, Encourages Conservation

Updated: 04/08/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) provided a glimpse of the Florida outdoors to more than 200 students attending the agency’s “Creating the Next Generation That Cares” event in downtown Tallahassee Thursday, April 7.

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FWC Wraps Up Two Day Meeting in Havana

Posted: 04/07/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wrapped up its two-day meeting Thursday in Havana, learning that Rodney Barreto is stepping down from his chairmanship of the seven-member board.

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Barreto Announces He Will Step Down as FWC Chairman

Posted: 04/07/2011 - FWC Chairman Rodney Barreto announced April 7 he will step down from the post he has held for six one-year terms, although Barreto will continue to serve as chairman until the board selects its next leader and will remain on the board until his five-year term ends in August.

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FWC Officer, Employee Honored at Commission Meeting

Posted: 04/06/2011 - Shikar-Safari Club International honored Officer Marc Shea, of Naples, as its Officer of the Year. The Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County Inc. paid tribute to Pat Harrell, of Tallahassee, with a Beacon of Light award.

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Nature Notes

Posted: 04/06/2011 - Tips and facts for your fishing and hunting excursions in North Florida and South Georgia.

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Freshwater Fishing Opportunities April 2-3 in Florida

Posted: 03/30/2011 - Both residents and nonresidents in Florida can fish in public fresh waters across the state without a license during the weekend of April 2 and 3. All other fishing rules apply.

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