Tag Archives: fishing

FWC Surveys Local Fishermen About Gulf Species

By on July 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: July 22, 2015 at 6:05 pm

The FWC is conducting surveys to discover trends in species of fish being caught in the Gulf of Mexico. Local fishermen agree that monitoring the fish is important, but some question the method of data collection.

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Suwannee Lake Renovations Still Progressing

By on April 17th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 6:34 pm

Almost two years after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission closed Suwannee Lake to the public for renovations, some of the changes are now visible. For almost 50 years, the lake has provided a natural habitat for wildlife in […]

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In The News: License-free Saltwater Fishing Day, GRU Rate Hike Hurts Gainesville Businesses, Group Jumps Gate at Castillo, Federal Flood Insurance Program Faces Florida Senators

By on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 9, 2013 at 11:04 am

Gov. Scott and FWC announce new license-free saltwater fishing day –  Visitors and residents are allowed to take part in license-free recreational saltwater fishing on Oct. 12, Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced. While all […]

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Health Department issues warning about algal bloom on Santa Fe River

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am

The Alachua County Health Department is asking the public to watch out for an algal bloom that has been identified in the Santa Fe River near High Springs between the Highway 27 bridge and upstream of Poe Springs in Alachua […]

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