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Month: June 2017

Saltwater Angler Recognition

Saltwater Angler Recognition programs entice anglers to target multiple species and learn more about Florida’s marine resources while fishing. These programs recognize anglers for their saltwater fishing skills and encourage anglers to target multiple species, helping to decrease fishing pressure on the most commonly sought-after species while giving anglers a chance to earn bragging rights. […]

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Charles “Charlie” Stroh Fund for the Restoration of Davis Reef

Charles “Charlie” Stroh Fund for the Restoration of Davis Reef From the moment Charlie Stroh stepped foot in the Keys in the early 90s, he fell instantly in love. So much so that he purchased an ocean-side condo as his home away from home within the first week of his first visit. For years his […]

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Everglades Youth Conservation Camp

Everglades Youth Conservation Camp Operational nearly 50 years now on FWC’s Corbett Wildlife Management Area, the Everglades Youth Conservation Camp has provided 1-week, residential, wildlife-oriented camping experiences for boys and girls, ages 8 to 14. About 25,000 campers have attended programs at the Youth Conservation Camp to date. In 1995 the Youth Conservation Camp expanded […]

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Founding FWFF Board Member has passed away

The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida mourns the passing of one of its founding members. Dr. C.T. (Tom) Rainey, an honored Miami veterinarian, longtime active member of the Orange Bowl Committee and other civic organizations, passed away peacefully on June 15, 2017.   He was born in Ellaville, Georgia in 1934, and attended the […]

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Anglers can take advantage of more Gulf red snapper fishing starting this weekend

This Friday, June 16, begins the first weekend of an additional 39-day season for recreational red snapper fishing in Gulf federal waters and changes to the state season. The U.S. Department of Commerce announced these expanded fishing opportunities today, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) followed with an executive order setting the […]

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