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Blue Crab Trap Closure Ending Early

Each year the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission closes portions of Florida waters to trapping of blue crabs for a 10-day period (read more about where and when at www.myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/trap-debris/ ). The purpose of these closures is to aid FWC in locating and removal derelict crab traps. In the Florida panhandle the removal period …

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