New Florida Laws That Go into Effect as of July 2020 (Part 3)

CS (Committee Substitute)/House Bill 327 – Illegal Taking, Possession and Sale of a Bear It is illegal in the state of Florida to kill or possess a recently-killed bear during closed season. Anyone who commits this crime will be charged with a first-degree misdemeanor for the first offense and will have their Fish and Wildlife

“Giant” Lizard Established as an Invasive Species in Florida

Argentine black and white tegu. Photo and Caption: Stan Kirkland/Florida FWC/www.fox13news.com The culprit is what is known as the Argentine Black and White Tegu and it is posing a real threat to wildlife in Florida and Georgia. The Argentine Black and White Tegu is the largest lizard of its species. It can grow up to

Gov. DeSantis Declares July ‘Keep Florida Fishing’ Month

The governor made the announcement during his address on the opening day of the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades in Orlando.

FWC Encouraging Homeowners To Kill Invasive Green Iguanas ‘Whenever Possible’

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is reaching out to homeowners across the Sunshine State to help them in the culling of invasive green iguanas.

Gov. DeSantis Signs Research Bill Committing $18M To Fight Red Tide

Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a research bill committing millions of dollars to fight red tide, which is wreaking havoc on Florida’s coasts.

One Of The Largest Gun-Sport Parks In Florida To Open In Palm Beach County

The Palm Beach County Shooting Sports Park is being built by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in partnership with Palm Beach County and the National Rifle Association.

License-Free Saltwater Fishing Across Florida This Weekend

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants you to grab your rods and reels for some license-free saltwater fishing this weekend.

FWC Invites Kids To Free Freshwater Fishing Derby

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is inviting kids between the ages of 6-12 to come and learn the ropes about freshwater fishing.