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.
The bodies of two pygmy sperm whales, who died after washing ashore in South Florida, were sent to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration facility in Miami for necropsies.
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.
Two men were arrested, and charged with multiple misdemeanors, Sunday after being caught with 468 lobster tails, a number well over the limit even if it was officially lobster season.
Two Florida men could face big legal problems after old video posted online shows one of them jumping on top of a manatee and her calf.
What would you do if you came across the longest Burmese python ever recorded in the state of Florida? A Miami man had to answer that question recently and he decided to catch and kill it.
Wildlife officials are looking for answers after a crocodile was found dead in Florida Bay.
A nine-month old Florida Panther kitten was rescued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on Monday after it was found injured in Collier County.
Florida’s wildlife officials are working to save 16 imperiled species. Friday, they released action plans to conserve species including the Florida burrowing owl, Florida sandhill crane and Big Cypress and Sherman’s fox squirrels