A blend of talent, knowledge and skill distinguishes the best back country guides in the
With the advent of reliable and accurate position-locating systems, fragile ecosystems,
such as seamounts and humps, have received increased fishing pressure in recent years.
It is important to remember these areas are prone to overfishing, and must be protected
Fishing for Florida Bonefish
The time is right for monster Florida bonefish.
Keys Flats Afoot
Wade the deeper flats to fool educated bonefish and permit.
The fishing effort in Florida has increased dramatically over the past decade and is still on
Marine Fish Feeding:
Why the FWC Thinks It’s Bad for Everyone
Status and Trends 2007 Report
Florida’s Inshore and Nearshore Species
Red Drum Articles
Several interesting articles about the red drum
Puffer Fish in Florida
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Florida Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services (DOACS) have issued advisories warning consumers not to eat puffer
This series consists of 22 titles that provide information on some of our areas of marine
research including fish, manatees, coral reefs and red tide.
The Difference Between Circle and “J” Hooks
The results of a bibliographic search comparing the effects of circle and “J” hooks provide
information about the advantages and disadvantages of using each type of hook.
Marine Fisheries Management
FWC maintains a Web site that contains information about management of Florida's
popular saltwater fisheries.
The 2006 Stock Assessment Update for the Stone Crab Fishery in
This assessment provides an update on Florida's stone crab fishery
Cryptic Mortality and Its Effects
Angler care when handling and releasing snook will dramatically reduce the harmful effects
of cryptic mortality.
The Physiological Effects of Body-Size and Catch-and-Release Angling
Anglers Asked to Report Tagged Snook in Florida Bay and the Florida
Biologists from the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) are asking anglers to be on
the lookout for and report tagged snook caught in the waters of Florida Bay and the Florida
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