Fishing guides in the Keys, upset with the government shutdown that has barred the waters of Everglades National Park, spearheaded a rally Wednesday telling federal officials to give them back their fishing grounds.
Come fall, when casting a line in state and federal waters, fisherman that hook red snapper can keep their catch.
Fishermen will be able to plan more trips and fish without a license.
Beginning this September, there are some new rules anglers will have to be aware of when they are stalking bonefish on the flats or casting for tarpon off the coast.
Some Florida fishermen will never forget their fishing trip to the Dominican coast.
For three years, fishermen in the Southeast have had to catch and release any red snappers. But for three days, the moratorium on catching the fish has been lifted.
Lobster-lovers getting ready to dive this lobster mini-season, which begins at 12:01 Wednesday morning, are being urged by Coast Guard officials to do so safely.
After listening to more than a hundred emotional opinions, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission this week voted to move forward with a controversial proposal to modify the type of gear used to catch tarpon in the state, also making tarpon a catch and release fish for the first time ever.
A temporary rule that makes it easier to catch lionfish, the invasive fish that belongs in the Indian and Pacific oceans, will soon be permanent in Florida.
Have an itch to go freshwater fishing today but don’t have a license? Don’t worry, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation is granting you a license-free freshwater fishing all-day Saturday.