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New Permit Allows Tournaments To Donate Mackerel Catch To Charity

New Permit Allows Tournaments To Donate Mackerel Catch To Charity

With just a no-cost permit, mackerel tournament directors can donate tournament-caught king and Spanish mackerel to a licensed wholesale dealer in exchange for a donation to the charity of the tournament’s choice. While this activity has traditionally occurred at mackerel tournaments in Florida, recent federal regulation changes prohibited the activity unless a state permit was […]

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TrophyCatch prepares to announce winner of a bass boat package

TrophyCatch prepares to announce winner of a bass boat package

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has concluded Season 3 (Oct. 1, 2014 to Sep. 30, 2015) of the TrophyCatch citizen-science, conservation rewards program for anglers who catch, document and release largemouth bass greater than 8 pounds. On Dec. 5, at approximately 1 p.m. at the Bartow Ford Winter Wonderland event in north […]

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FWC ‘releases’ snakes throughout Florida as part of 2016 Python Challenge

FWC ‘releases’ snakes throughout Florida as part of 2016 Python Challenge

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is conducting a Virtual Snake Finding Mission, “releasing” toy snakes near popular Florida landmarks in an effort to raise awareness about nonnative species in Florida. The search for the toy snakes ̶ which are superimposed on pictures of Florida landmarks ̶ is part of the 2016 Python […]

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