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News Digest: TrophyCatch Bass Possession Rule Amendment Approved by FWC

Also, FWC decides on harvest closures for gag and Gulf red grouper and blueline tilefish.

Florida Sportsman

Record 103-Day Gulf Red Snapper Recreational Season Set for 2024

In the longest seasonal run since Florida was delegated management authority, Gov. Ron

Lynn Burkhead

Florida's West Coast Recreational Snook Harvest Closes May 1

Days for Florida's west coast recreational snook harvest are winding down for now.

Florida Sportsman

Rescued Manatee Released in Three Sisters Springs

Officials come together at Three Sisters Springs to help with the release of a manatee back

Florida Sportsman

Florida State Fish Art Contest Winners Announced

The winners and runners-up will advance to national competition—FWC news.

Florida Sportsman

Florida Reopens Greater Amberjack Harvests in Gulf State Waters

FWC executive order opens recreational harvests in the Gulf of Mexico May 1-31.

Florida Sportsman

10th Annual Lionfish Festival Scheduled in Destin

Scheduled May 17-18, the annual event raises awareness of the invasive fish in Florida waters.

Florida Sportsman Staff

Best Practices for Catching and Releasing Tarpon

FWC shares fishing tips to "keep silver kings reigning.”

Florida Sportsman Staff

Student's Message in a Bottle Found in Portugal 16 Years Later

Outdoor Happening: His hand-written note and drawings were part of a high school project to

Matt Badolato

Call to Action: Fishery Data Out of Touch

Perspective: The process of determining catch rates of red and gag grouper is "indeed broken."

Blair Wickstrom

On the Conservation Front: Where are the Sandfleas?

Apparent decline in a key Florida surf-zone forage species warrants concern and closer study.

Steve Wayne

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