Florida Hunting News

Florida FWC Tips on Wearing Orange
Another hunting season is winding down, and while the sport continues to be very safe, there have been some accidental shootings that could have been prevented.
Florida to Change Requirements for Game Farms
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking the public to provide input on proposed rule language regarding the establishment and operation of game farms in Florida.
Florida FWC Makes Changes to Quota System
At its meeting in Sandestin, the seven members of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted in favor of proposed recommended changes to its Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Quota Hunt Permit Program.
The Sportsman Channel Airs "Ostentatious Osceola"
Airing on The Sportsman Channel, you won't want to miss this week's episode of "American Hunter Classics - "Ostentatious Osceola." Hunt the woods, palmetto hammocks and swamps of the Florida peninsula with the AH editor and the AHTV cameraman who go in pursuit of the Osceola turkey.
Brian Yablonski Reappointed as Florida FWC Commissioner
Governor Charlie Crist has appointed Brian S. Yablonski to a second five-year term on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
Florida Quota Hunt Program Recommendations
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) staff will present draft recommendations for improving the Wildlife Management Area Quota Hunt Permit Program at the Commission's next meeting, Dec. 3 in Key West.
Florida FWC Temporarily Closes 3 WMAs
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has issued an order closing three wildlife management areas to taking game other than fish and alligators.
Florida FWC Sets Hunting Dates for 2008-09
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has set the dates for hunting in 2008-09.
Florida 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.
Florida FWC Commission Has New Asst. Executive Director
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has a new assistant executive director. Nick Wiley took over the post July 1st, replacing Vic Heller, who retired.