FWC Chipola River video wins national award

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) video, FLOW: the Chipola River Story , received second place in the Association for Conservation Information’s “Video Long” award category. FLOW celebrates the charm of the Chipola River and the partnerships forged to protect it. The ACI’s annual awards contest recognizes excellence and promotes craft improvement through a…

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We need your input – East coast workshops on shore-based shark fishing start next week

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is gathering public input on shore-based shark fishing. Share your thoughts on the future management of this fishery by attending a public workshop. Workshops start at 6 p.m. local time: Aug. 20: South Daytona, Piggotte Community Center, Reception Hall Room, 504 Big Tree Road. Aug. 21: Jacksonville,…

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Lake Piney Z named a Top Mom-Approved Place to Fish and Boat

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After six weeks of nationwide voting, Tallahassee’s Lake Piney Z Fish Management Area was awarded fourth place in the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s contest to rank the Top 10 Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat in the nation. It was recognized for its vibrant fishery, wildlife-viewing opportunities, paddle trails, boat ramps, bike/walking trails, playground…

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Atlantic anglers and captains encouraged to assist FWC with red snapper research

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Researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute are asking for help from anglers, spearfishers, and charter captains to capture information about the Atlantic red snapper fishery. NOAA Fisheries announced the recreational season will be Aug. 10-12 and Aug. 17-19 in Atlantic federal waters (beyond 3 nautical miles…

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