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Events & Things to Do in Florida Filter

2021 Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival

Destin (Choctawhatchee Bay, East Pass), FL May 15 - May 16

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the 7th annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival May 15 and 16 at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar and HarborWalk Village in Destin. Come out and celebrate the fight against invasive lionfish with the FWC and Destin–Fort Walton Beach.… SEE MORE

International Boating and Water Safety Summit

May 17 - May 19

Global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety. The International Boating and Water Safety Summit celebrates its 24th year with “Partnerships for Progress” – a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. All from the comfort… SEE MORE

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FWC Launches the New Florida Fishing Pier Finder

5/5/2021 by US Harbors

Are you looking for a place to fish from shore? Check out the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) new Florida Fishing Pier Finder, an interactive map that allows anglers to find publicly-accessed fishing piers, jetties and fishing-specific bridges in freshwater and saltwater locations throughout the state. It is best… SEE MORE

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Fishing 101: What is a Billfish?

5/2/2021 by US Harbors

By Captain Experience. If you're looking for a one stop shop to answer all things billfish, you've come to the right spot. Fishing for these beasts of the deep is among the most exciting things you can do on water. While they may look similar to the untrained eye, there… SEE MORE

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More Patrols, Fewer Boaters for SpaceX Splashdown Saturday

4/28/2021 by US Harbors

By Marcia Dunn / AP News. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronauts flying SpaceX back to Earth this weekend urged boaters to stay safe by staying away from their capsule’s splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico. NASA and SpaceX are promising more Coast Guard patrols and fewer pleasure boaters… SEE MORE

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Boating 101: How to Call for Help During an Emergency

4/26/2021 by US Harbors

By US Coast Guard Office of Search and Rescue. A lot of mishaps can occur out on the water, but thankfully most are more inconvenient and embarrassing than anything else. But when lives are on the line – your boat is on fire or sinking rapidly with people on board,… SEE MORE

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