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Orlando-area Nurse Takes New State-record Alligator

Robert “Tres” (pronounced “Tray”) Ammerman has been hunting alligators in the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) annual statewide alligator harvest for the past seven years. But it wasn’t until the last day of this year’s season that the Pine Hills resident hit the jackpot and took what he…


FWC Relocates Miami-area Crocodile, Offers Safety Tips

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), along with licensed trappers, captured and relocated a nearly 11-foot-long American crocodile from a Coral Gables, Miami neighborhood.  This is the second time this particular crocodile has been relocated.  The crocodile found its way back to the same neighborhood canal after the…


NOAA Charges Florida Dive Charter Businesses for Fishing Without Federal Permits

NOAA has charged two dive business owners in Pensacola, Fla., with illegally operating spearfishing charters without the appropriate permits in federal waters off the Florida panhandle. NOAA and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission launched an investigation in summer 2007 after NOAA special agents in Niceville, Fla., received several…


Spring Turkey Quota Hunt Worksheets Available

Hunters looking to do some turkey hunting on most of Florida’s wildlife management areas during the 2009 spring turkey season need to apply for quota hunt permits beginning 10 a.m. (EDT), Tuesday, Oct. 28. Quota hunt permit worksheets are available now from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)…


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…


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…