FWC News Release
Contact: Lee Schlesinger, 850-487-0554

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled a series of public workshops regarding Florida’s commercial mullet fishery.

The Commission is considering ways to allow more fishing opportunities for commercial mullet fishermen, including possibly modifying the July-through-January weekend closures for the commercial harvest of mullet.

The FWC encourages interested people to participate at the workshops, all of which will be held from 6-8 p.m., as follows:

Monday, Feb. 11
Regency Square Regional Library
9900 Regency Square Blvd.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
Central Brevard Library and Reference Center
308 Forrest Ave.

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Gulf Coast Community College, Student Union East
Gibson Lecture Hall, 2nd Floor Conference Room
5230 W. U.S. Highway 98
Panama City

Wednesday, Feb. 20
Tallahassee Community College
5 Crescent Way

Monday, Feb. 25
FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Karen A. Steidinger Auditorium
100 Eighth Ave., S.E.
St. Petersburg

Tuesday, Feb. 26
Joseph P. D’Alessandro Office Complex
2295 Victoria Ave.
Ft. Myers

Wednesday, Feb. 27
City Hall Council Chambers
123 N.W. Highway 19
Crystal River

Contact Lee Schlesinger at 850-487-0554 for more information about the workshops.

Anyone requiring special accommodations to participate in the workshops should advise the FWC at least five calendar days before the workshop by contacting Cindy Hoffman at 850-488-6411. If you are hearing- or speech-impaired, contact the FWC using the Florida Relay Service at 800-955-8771 (TTY) or 800-955-8770 (voice).