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Grouper Fisherman Take Notice – Your Help is Needed

If you enjoy gag grouper fishing in our Big Bend state waters, take action now and pass this along to your fishing friends. Your actions can make or break this new proposed rule. Please email the commissioners of the Florida Wildlife Commission and/or attend an important meeting at 8:30 a.m. on February 8 at the Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy Auditorium, US 90 West.

What’s going on: Under a proposed FWC rule change, the hundreds of small boat (17-22 feet) grouper fishers who historically enjoy spring and fall shallow water grouper fishing in Big Bend state waters (out 9 miles) will no longer be able to do so. Virtually all of the legal… more Gag Grouper Info

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