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Gina Russo of FWC Speaks to Club

This month’s guest speaker was Gina Russo from Florida Wildlife Commission. Her presentation, “Catch and Release Techniques: Fishing for Conservation” covered fishing rules, proper fish handling, and de-hooking. She demonstrated de-hooking devices and release gear. Ms. Russo was energetic and … Continue reading

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F.O.T.M. (Fish Of The Month) March, 2019

Based on all of the reports that I have received, it appears that things are definitely improving. Some real nice fish were caught in March and as always there is one outstanding catch that is worthy of being called “Fish … Continue reading

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March Happenings

Club Hatchery Trip On Monday March 18th seventeen FFC members visited the the Florida Bass Conservation Center in Webster, FL. It is the largest of two freshwater fish production hatcheries in the state. Along with Largemouth Bass and Crappie, it … Continue reading

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Scott Bisping of FWC On Harris Chain

Scott Bisping of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation (FWC) presented a comprehensive review of the Harris Chain of Lakes as a fishery.  His review included many graphs of the areas of study. The data was drawn from electo-shocking, creel surveys, … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month – February 2019

Its always fun opening my inbox and seeing what members have submitted. It looks like February was a good month for several FFC members. The first report came from FFC member Ron DeLeonardis. While most of us swear by a … Continue reading

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2019 Villages Outdoor Expo

This years event was very well attended and the interest in fishing is still very strong. With the help of FFC members Bill Gorman and Phil Beitel we were able to answer everyone’s questions during the two day event. The … Continue reading

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Villages Bass Fishing Tournament – 2019

Now in its 10th year, The Villages Bass Fishing Tournament is going strong. On Tuesday, February 19th a total of 59 anglers put their skills to work fishing Bonita, Poinciana, and Ashland ponds. Fishing started promptly at 7:30 AM and … Continue reading

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