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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...
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Man accuses FWC of giving back illegal bear killed during bear hunt

// Florida -- Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said they will have to make some adjustments before the next...
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Red tide alert for 10-2-2015

// Blooms of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, are present along and offshore of Bay and Gulf counties and...
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FWC: Register for the 2016 Python Challenge

//   Official Press Release - Want to help conserve Florida’s unique Everglades ecosystem? Then sign up for the 2016 Python Challenge™...
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FWC approves bear hunting in certain areas & removal solutions for residents

// The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) continued its long-standing, proactive approach to bear management at its meeting in...
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Thousands of dead fish in Lake Weir; beaches to close

// Lake Weir -- UPDATE -- The Marion County Health Department announced that they will begin closing beaches on Tuesday. People...
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Gag grouper season approaches for certain areas

// State waters off the coast of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, and Taylor counties will open to recreational harvest of gag grouper...
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Plans move forward for bear hunting

// Florida -- In response to rapidly increasing conflicts and several incidents where bears seriously injured people, the Florida Fish and...
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Bald eagles allegedly poisoned after eating euthanized animals dumped at Marion County Baseline Landfill

  Ocala, Florida —The bald eagle—the symbol of our nation—which is protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, faces a new threat in...