To find early season stripers, think shallow and moving waters.

A Cape Ann Teenager Makes a Bid for Striper Fishing Fame

9/19/2021 by US Harbors

By Billy Baker. MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA — It’s 4 a.m. and 18-year-old Finn Hawley is in a shed behind his house, doing what he does most days, which is preparing to go fishing for striped bass. Hawley is a lanky teen, just under 6 feet 4 inches tall, and despite the pre-dawn hour,… SEE MORE

Sept. 24: Last Day to Harvest Bay Scallops this Year

9/17/2021 by US Harbors

The last day to recreationally harvest bay scallops in Gulf County through northwest Taylor County, and in Levy through Hernando counties is Sept. 24. The season officially closes Sept. 25. Once these areas close, scallop harvest will not reopen until the 2022 season, the dates of which are noted below. For information… SEE MORE

Florida Fish & Wildlife Public Meeting

St. Augustine (city dock), FL October 6 - October 7

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet in person October 6-7 at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, 500 South Legacy Trail, St. Augustine, Florida, 32092. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. ET each day and is open to the public. The FWC is committed to providing opportunity for… SEE MORE