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FWC making a  difference in shoal bass conservation

| Staff Reporters
Over the last two years freshwater fisheries researchers and managers with the FWC have successfully released more than 11,000 shoal bass.

It’s part of an ongoing recovery effort for the shoal bass population after Hurricane Michael devastated the Panama City area in 2018 and depleted more than 90% of it.

Bob DeMauro works at the Blackwater Hatchery in Holt. He has helped with the restocking efforts of the shoal bass population.


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