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Rule Title: Specific Fish Management Area Regulations
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Freshwater Fish and Wildlife
Chapter: FISH MANAGEMENT AREAS

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 6/20/2018
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 8-1-79, Amended 2-19-80, 5-19-80, 6-4-81, 9-28-81, 6-21-82, 7-1-83, 11-17-83, 7-1-84, 7-1-85, Formerly 39-20.05, Amended 2-27-86, 6-1-86, 5-10-87, 4-13-88, 7-1-89, 7-1-90, 4-11-91, 7-1-91, 7-2-92, 8-23-92, 4-20-93, 7-1-94, 8-15-95, 10-23-95, 4-1-96, 2-16-97, 6-1-97, 6-29-97, 1-1-98, 7-1-98, 11-2-98, Formerly 39-20.005, Amended 4-30-00, 7-1-00, 10-10-00, 4-1-01, 7-1-01, 10-9-01, 7-1-02, 1-1-03, 7-1-03, 1-1-04, 7-1-04, 7-17-05, 7-1-06, 4-1-07, 7-1-08, 7-1-10, 2-8-11, 3-25-12, 7-1-12, 4-9-13, 5-22-13, 7-1-16, 6-20-18.
References in this version: No reference(s).
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
Notice /
Adopted
Section Description ID Publish
Date
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68A-20.005
Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 20486902 Effective:
06/20/2018
View Text Proposed
68A-20.005
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to simplify rules related to freshwater fishing opportunities on both Tenoroc Fish Management Area (FMA) and Mosaic FMA. The effect will be to expand fishing opportunities at .... 20358280 5/1/2018
Vol. 44/85
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68A-20.004
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to amend regulations in Fish Management Areas resulting from stock assessments, management needs, and to clarify regulations for consistency with statewide requirements..... 20098417 2/22/2018
Vol. 44/37
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to amend regulations in Fish Management Areas in the 2017 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, or other management, or enforcement requirements. FWC intends .... 18805116 4/3/2017
Vol. 43/64
View Text Final
68A-20.005
Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 17232164 Effective:
07/01/2016
View Text Proposed
68A-20.005
The purpose of this rule amendment is to simplify black bass regulations statewide by reducing the number of water bodies with special regulations. The effect of this amendment will be to reduce the number of water bodies .... 17036030 1/15/2016
Vol. 42/10
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to amend regulations in Fish Management Areas in the 2016 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, or other management, or enforcement requirements. Amendments .... 17012750 1/11/2016
Vol. 42/06
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68A-20.005
The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to amend or establish statewide black bass bag or length limits and other management or enforcement requirements as a result of stock assessments or other management .... 16748813 11/10/2015
Vol. 41/219
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68A-20.004
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to amend regulations in Fish Management Areas in the 2014 calendar year as a result of stock assessments or other management or enforcement requirements. 14000900 1/8/2014
Vol. 40/05
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68A-20.005
Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 12970566 Effective:
05/22/2013
View Text Final
68A-20.005
Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 12807315 Effective:
04/09/2013
View Text Proposed
68A-20.005
The proposed rule is to establish new regulations for recently established Edward Medard Park Reservoir Fish Management Area. The proposed rule will provide effective fishery protection as was supported by area stakeholders..... 12791407 3/21/2013
Vol. 39/56
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68A-20.005
The purpose and effect of the proposed rule is to (1) repeal the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission regulations for Lake Rachel, Madison County that is being disestablished as a Fish Management Area due to lack of .... 12492841 1/11/2013
Vol. 39/08
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to amend regulations in Fish Management Areas in the 2013 calendar year as a result of stock assessments or other management or enforcement requirements. 12476642 1/8/2013
Vol. 39/05
View Text Final
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Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 11342324 Effective:
07/01/2012
View Text Final
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Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 11279274 Effective:
03/25/2012
View Text Proposed
68A-20.005
The purpose of the proposed rule for Middle Lake Fish Management Area is to clarify rule language to align with intent of rule. The revised language is more concise and will allow staff and stakeholders to correctly interpret .... 10846945 1/6/2012
Vol. 38/01
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68A-20.005
The Lake Griffin black crappie population has the potential to support greater harvest of larger black crappie. The proposed 10-inch minimum size regulation should allow greater utilization of the fish population by anglers .... 10846848 1/6/2012
Vol. 38/01
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68A-20.005
The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2012, specific to Fish Management Area (FMA) regulations. 10818136 12/22/2011
Vol. 37/51
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Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 9623872 Effective:
02/08/2011
View Text Development
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2011, specific to Fish Management Area (FMA) regulations. 9506308 12/23/2010
Vol. 36/51
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68A-20.005
The purpose of the proposed rule changes is to alter the bag limit for black bass in Orange and Lochloosa Lakes Fish Management Areas (Alachua County) from three fish per day outside of the protective slot limit of 15 to .... 9478372 12/17/2010
Vol. 36/50
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68A-20.005
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to alter the bag limit for black bass in Orange and Lochloosa Lakes Fish Management Areas (Alachua County). The effect would be to enable the agency to better manage fisheries .... 9455480 12/10/2010
Vol. 36/49
View Text Final
68A-20.005
Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 8393912 Effective:
07/01/2010
View Text Proposed
68A-20.005
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to replace the 18 inch minimum length limit on black bass in Hurricane Lake with the 12 inch minimum length limit that is the statewide black bass regulation for this area so that .... 8145495 1/15/2010
Vol. 36/02
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2010, specific to Fish Management Area (FMA) regulations. 7992332 12/11/2009
Vol. 35/49
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2009, to specific Fish Management Area (FMA) regulations. 6452942 12/5/2008
Vol. 34/49
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Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 5435121 Effective:
07/01/2008
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Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 5265274 2/22/2008
Vol. 34/08
View Text Proposed
68A-20.005
The purpose of the proposed rule changes are to: clarify prohibition of gun or firearm possession on 38 Fish Management Areas, standardize cast net use in all Fish Orlando! Fish Management Areas and remove lakes Lorna Doone, .... 5049740 1/4/2008
Vol. 34/01
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rule development is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2008, associated with general regulations for taking and possessing freshwater fish, which are applicable .... 4919566 12/7/2007
Vol. 33/49
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Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 3957520 Effective:
04/01/2007
View Text Proposed
68A-20.005
Under cooperative agreement with the City of Largo, Largo Central Park Nature Preserve Fish Management Area (a small 5-acre lake in the preserve) is proposed to be added as a fish management area (FMA) to provide additional .... 3339630 1/5/2007
Vol. 33/01
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rule development is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2007, associated with general regulations for taking and possessing freshwater fish, which are applicable .... 3299181 12/22/2006
Vol. 32/51
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Specific Fish Management Area Regulations 2596222 Effective:
07/01/2006