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Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin – Creels; Aren’t They Old Fashioned Fish Baskets?

You might wonder why someone in a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) boat is stopping you and asking to participate in a “creel survey.” Two questions come to mind. What is a creel? And why does it require a survey? Very good questions – one answer involves tradition;…


Florida Duck Hunting Rules Change on Tallahassee Area Lakes

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) passed two rules in September that may affect Tallahassee area duck hunters.  Under the first change, waterfowl hunters may now use internal combustion motors of 10 horsepower or less on Lake Miccosukee in Leon and Jefferson counties.  Motor restrictions during the waterfowl…


Pioneer Day Celebration in Brooksville, Florida on Nov. 1

In celebration of the spirited 19th-century adventurers who settled the state, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Chinsegut Nature Center in Brooksville will host its 13th annual Pioneer Day Celebration on Sat., Nov. 1.   The family-oriented gala is a festive exploration of Florida’s cultural and historical past.  Visitors will…


CompUSA Offers Reward in Death of Campus Crocodile

Two days after University of Miami Police found a headless and tailless, 8- to 9-foot American crocodile carcass in a campus canal, a $5,000 reward is being offered by CompUSA for information that leads to the arrest of the crocodile killer. University Police and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation…


Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin – Fishing remains a fun, healthy tradition available to everyone

Freshwater fishing is one of the many outdoor recreational activities encouraged by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The FWC views outdoor recreation as a tremendously beneficial opportunity that should be available to all residents and visitors, and it strives to provide quality fishing, hunting and wildlife-viewing opportunities. …


Rare Antelope Shot; Its Calf Dies Later

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Wildlife Alert program and the owner of a rare desert antelope are offering a combined reward of $750 for information leading to the arrest of whoever shot and killed the addax antelope at Pheenix Farm in Putnam County. The farm owners found…


Still Time to Sign Up for Tallahassee Outdoors-woman Workshop

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) still has openings for its Tallahassee Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop for women who want to spend a weekend learning a variety of outdoor activities. The three-day workshop will take place Oct. 10-12 at Camp Wallwood on the Gadsden County side of…


FWC Takes Applications For Wildlife Grants

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Wildlife Legacy Initiative is now accepting grant applications for the State Wildlife Grants program for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. This program is a federally-funded matching grants program, providing financial support for projects that address conservation needs as identified in Florida’s Comprehensive Wildlife…


Domestic Trophy Buck Killed on Game Farm in Florida; Owner Offers Substantial Reward For Information

 captive, domestic, trophy, 12-point buck was killed illegally and stolen from a Lake Butler game farm Sept. 6, and the owner is offering a substantial reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigator Lt. David Lee,…


Hunter safety Internet Completion Course Offered in Franklin County, FL

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet completion course in Franklin County. The course will be at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, 270 North State Road 65 in Eastpoint.  Instruction will take place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 and will…