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    All three species will remain catch-and-release through May 31, 2021

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    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will extend catch-and-release measures for snook, red drum, and spotted seatrout for an additional year via...
    bats, outdoors, ocala news

    It’s bat time again: check your home before maternity season

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    Bat maternity season is almost here, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding the public to check their homes and...
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    Inert bombing will take place in Ocala National Forest

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    You may hear loud booms this weekend...don't be alarmed. Navy training schedules indicate that inert bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located...

    Duck hunters should be aware of changes in the law

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    Duck hunters should be aware of the daily bag limit for mallards has been reduced to two birds, of which only one may be...
    Beluga Whale plays fetch, rugby ball, ocala news, ocala post

    Beluga whale plays fetch with boaters tossing rugby ball

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    A beluga whale was recorded playing with a rugby ball being tossed by a group of people on a boat. The footage was recorded by...
    Puss Caterpillar, ocala news, ocala post

    Southern flannel moth, venomous puss caterpillar, makes return to Florida

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    The southern flannel moth, Megalopyge opercularis, is an attractive small moth that is best-known because of its larva, the puss caterpillar, which is one...

    Florida men busted, trafficking ring smuggling thousands of turtles

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    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has charged two suspects for poaching thousands of Florida’s native turtles from the wild and selling...
    deer hunting, ocala news, ocala post, hunting

    New deer hunting rules and reporting requirements

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    Hunters now have an online option to comply with new deer harvest reporting requirements. You can log (Step 1) your harvest using a paper...
    lionfish, FWC, ocala news, florida, fishing

    Lionfish Challenge winners, facts, myths

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    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be honoring the first place winners in each category at its December meeting in Panama...
    snapper, red snapper, ocala news, fishing

    Six additional recreational red snapper fishing days, Gulf waters

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    Tuesday, October 1, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced six additional recreational red snapper fishing days...
    pickle-ball, parks and recreation, ocala news, ocala post

    Men and women’s doubles pickleball tournament

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    Marion County Parks and Recreation is hosting a men and women’s doubles pickleball tournament, at 4 p.m., Sept. 28 at Coehadjoe Park, 4225 NE...
    Monument Island, miami news, ocala post, boating

    Proposed restrictions for Flagler Monument Island

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    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 16, 2019, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Commission) received a complete application from the City...
    fishing, high school fishing club, ocala news, ocala post

    Applications available for FWC’s 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program

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    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program offers high school fishing clubs or teams the opportunity to apply...
    bears, fall season, ocala news, ocala post, ocala national forest

    Bears are more active in the fall

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    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding people to help prevent conflicts with bears by securing garbage and other items that...
    florida fishing, saltwater fishing, ocala news, ocala post, fishing

    License-free saltwater fishing days

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    On September 7, you can try your hand at saltwater fishing without needing a saltwater fishing license. "License-free fishing days are a great way for...
    cottonmouth, water moccasin, florida snakes

    Cottonmouth, a.k.a water moccasin, outside front door of home

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    With so much rain and rising water comes Florida nature. Imagine finding a cottonmouth, a.k.a water moccasin, a.k.a viper, right outside the door of your...
    snook season, ocala news, fishing, ocala post

    Snook season is approaching, what you need to know

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    The recreational harvest season for snook starts Sept. 1 statewide, with the exception of state waters from the Pasco-Hernando county line south to Gordon...

    FWC long-term investigation, fish and wildlife being sold on black market

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    A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigation led to the arrests on Friday, Aug. 9, of three suspects in Levy and Pinellas...
    scallop season 2019, crystal river

    Recreational bay scallop season for certain counties begins today

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    Recreational bay scallop season for Franklin through the northwestern portion of Taylor, as well as Levy, Citrus, and Hernando counties opens July 1 and...
    snapper, red snapper, ocala news, fishing

    Recreational red snapper season is here

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    The recreational red snapper season started June 11 in Gulf state and federal waters and will remain open through July 12, closing July 13. Anglers...