Friday, August 27, 2010

FWC seeks input on possible red drum regulation changes - Sept 20th Meeting in Cocoa

FWC is hosting a series of public workshops starting in September to discuss possible fishing regulation changes for red drum. FWC is considering creating regional management areas for red drum and raising the daily bag limit from one to two fish per person in Northeast and Northwest Florida. FWC is encouraging anyone interested to attend the workshops which will take place from 6-8pm at the following dates and locations (a local workshop is held on September 20th):

Wednesday September 8th
Gulf Coast Community College
5230 W. U.S. Highway 98
Student Union East
2nd Floor Conference Room
Panama City

Thursday September 9th
FWC Headquarters
620 S. Meridian Street
Farris Bryant Building
2nd Floor Conference Room

Monday September 20th (Local Workshop)
Brevard Agricultural Center
3695 Lake Drive

Tuesday November 23rd
Jacksonville Public Library
Southeast Branch
10599 Deerwood Park Blvd. 

Tuesday November 30th
FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 Eighth Ave. SE
Karen A Steidinger Auditorium
St. Petersburg

Wednesday December 1st
City Hall Council Chambers
123 NW Highway 19
Crystal River

For more information about the workshops, visit FWC Marine Fisheries Workshops.