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State Seeking Input on Fishing Tournament Economic Impact


Last updated 10/22/2019 at 8:31pm

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking angler input for an economic study of fishing tournaments. The information provided will be used to better understand the economic impacts of tournaments at both the local and statewide level, and to inform lake management actions.

Anglers who fish in a tournament on Lake Okeechobee between Oct. 1, 2019 and Sept 31, 2020 should expect to receive a request for tournament-related voluntary information. Surveys will be distributed to tournament directors once a permit is requested from the PermitMe system, with a reminder...

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