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Catfish Crawl 5K planned Saturday in Blountstown

BLOUNTSTOWN - Forty-seven runners have already registered and many more are expected to take part in Saturday’s first-ever Catfish Crawl 5K in Blountstown, according to the event’s organizer, Ben Hall. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. CT. The fee is $20. The run will start at 8:30 a.m. CT. Registered runners will get a shirt […]

Hunters now must download permits from FWC website

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to make hunters aware that beginning this year, quota permits for general gun, archery, muzzleloading gun, family, youth, airboat and track will not be mailed out to successful applicants as they have been in the past. Instead, the FWC is allowing hunters, who are awarded permits […]

Apply for summer hog hunts on Joe Budd and Ochlockonee River WMAs

Because of an abundance of wild hogs on portions of Ochlockonee River and Joe Budd Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in Northwest Florida, several hunting opportunities will be available during the coming months in an effort to reduce hog populations. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has quota permits available for hog-dog hunts on […]

Deer hunters required to get new $5 permit this season in Florida

Beginning with the upcoming 2010-2011 hunting season, anyone hunting deer in Florida will need a deer permit. The new permit costs $5 and is available now for purchase. Those with a Sportsman’s License, Gold Sportsman’s License, 64 or Older Sportsman’s License, Military Gold Sportsman’s License, Lifetime Hunting License or Lifetime Sportsman’s License will not need […]