Permit Get Reprieve from Florida Wildlife Officials

Permit, one of Florida’s most popular gamefish, will get a second look from state officials, who have been considering extended state law into federal waters and allow for spearing of the fish. As Kevin Wadlow quotes an FWC spokesman in the Florida Keys Keynoter, “The staff came up with some recommendations for the resources, and the public weighed in with the opinion that the recommendations do not go far enough,” [Lee] Schlesinger said. “The commission asked staff to come up with some new ideas.”

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