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Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

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NOAA Seeks Comments on Measures to Protect Marine Mammals as Navy Conducts Sonar Operations off the Coast of Southern California

NOAA’s Fisheries Service is seeking comments through Nov. 13 on its proposed authorization for Navy training exercises off the coast of Southern California . The NOAA proposal includes protective measures designed to minimize effects on marine mammals. The Navy has requested an authorization under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, because…


Daring Rescue; FWC Biologist Saves Drowning Bear

A 375-pound male black bear with a penchant for beachfront browsing was on dry land Saturday after a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologist pulled the tranquilized animal from Gulf of Mexico waters in Florida’s Panhandle. “I wasn’t sure what I was going to do when I jumped…


TPW Magazine July Issue Dives Into Gulf of Mexico

AUSTIN, Texas — As an ecosystem, the Gulf of Mexico functions on a global scale. At more than 579,000 square miles, it’s the ninth largest body of water in the world. The July issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine offers an in-depth exploration of the gulf from a number…


Gulf Red Snapper Sport Season Reopens in Federal Waters

The recreational harvest season for red snapper in Gulf of Mexico federal waters opens on June 1 and will close on Aug. 5.  Gulf federal waters extend beyond nine nautical miles from shore off of Florida. The red snapper sport harvest season opened on April 15 in Gulf state waters…


Gulf Shrimp Season To Close May 15

AUSTIN — The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will close 30 minutes after sunset on Thursday, May 15 until an unspecified time in July. The closing date is based on samples collected by the Coastal Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife…


Snook season closes May 1 in Gulf, Everglades and Monroe County waters

The recreational harvest season for snook will close May 1 in Florida’s Gulf of Mexico, Everglades National Park and Monroe County coastal and inland waters.  The harvest season for snook will remain closed until Sept. 1 in these areas. These seasonal harvest closures protect Florida’s valuable snook populations and help…