Fishing for Conservation is Rewarding!

Earn prizes, recognition and bragging rights while supporting marine fisheries conservation. Catch a Florida Memory when you participate in one of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Saltwater Angler Recognition Programs.

Life List

Saltwater Fish Life List

The Saltwater Fish Life List is a challenge to catch 71 different species of saltwater fish.

Grand Slams

Saltwater Grand Slams

Grand Slams challenge anglers to catch three specified fish species in a 24-hour period.

Saltwater reel big fish

Saltwater Reel Big Fish

The Saltwater Reel Big Fish program recognizes anglers for extraordinarily-sized catches of the 30 different saltwater species.

Name this Fish:
This one might look like a mut with it's dark blotch just above the lateral line and blue stripe under the eye, but don't make any snap decisions until you look at the pointed anal fin (where part of it's scientific name comes from). These fish can get up to 30 inches and 25 pounds, larger adults tend to be solitary and found on offshore reefs or rocks while juveniles are found inshore in protected areas with sandy or grass bottoms.
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Wondering whether you need a Saltwater or Freshwater License to chase you memorable catches? Biologist Meaghan Faletti is here to help you out.
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Hittin' those Drums
That's exatly what Peyton did to earn himself a Family Slam. He landed a nice spotted seatrout, redfish and black drum to complete this Drum Family Slam. There are lots of other drums out there that can also earn you a family slam, visit to see some more of them
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FWC Saltwater Fishing Videos

Saltwater Angler Recognition Programs Video

FWC Saltwater Fishing YouTube Channel