Monofilament Recycling Website Gets New Look, Interactive Map

Do you know how or where to recycle your used monofilament or fluorocarbon fishing line? How about how to prevent your fishing gear from negatively impacting wildlife and their habitat?   You can learn all of this and more by visiting the newly updated Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Monofilament Recovery and Recycling […]

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Snook Season to Reopen in Florida Gulf Waters

The recreational harvest season for one of Florida’s premier fish, snook, reopens on March 1 in Florida’s Gulf of Mexico state and adjacent federal waters, including Everglades National Park and Monroe County. The season will remain open through April 30. In the Gulf, anglers may keep one snook per day that is not less than […]

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Massive Offshore Red Tide Bloom Kills Thousands of Fish

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have confirmed that a large, offshore red tide bloom in the northeast Gulf of Mexico has killed thousands of reef fish, including grouper, hogfish, and snapper. They report that the bloom has also killed many sea turtles and crabs, as well. Using satellite imagery from the University of South […]

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