FWC Hosting Florida State Fish Art Contest For Students From Kindergarten Through 12th Grade
Dear Friends & Neighbors,
(Please click on red links & note magenta)
For updated global info & data on COVID-19, please click HERE. For updated global data & graphs on COVID-19, please click HERE. For COVID-19 cases and death counts in USA by state, please click HERE. For COVID-19 cases in Florida via Florida COVID Action, please click HERE. For COVID-19 cases in Florida, via Florida state government, please click HERE.
Just received a message from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, in italics, below:
FWC to host Florida State Fish Art Contest
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), in partnership with Wildlife Forever, is excited to announce the 25th Anniversary Fish Art Contest is now open. Since 1997, the contest has grown into an internationally recognized youth conservation program, drawing thousands of entries each year from across the country.
The FWC will host the Florida State Fish Art Contest again this year for the state. Students in kindergarten through twelfth grade can compete in this free contest for a chance to win state and national honors and prizes. This program inspires creativity while developing the next generation of anglers and conservationists.
“Fish Art started as an idea to celebrate the state fish of Minnesota, the walleye. Today, students from all over the world participate to learn about fish, water resources and conservation. We continue to see lives changed where participation in the Fish Art contest serves as building blocks for lifelong stewardship of natural resources,” said Pat Conzemius, President and CEO of Wildlife Forever.
One first place winner and one runner up will be selected for each grade bracket (kindergarten through third grade, fourth through sixth grade, seventh through ninth grade and tenth through twelfth grade), one for illustrating the best freshwater fish species and one for the best saltwater fish species. All first-place winners will advance to the National Competition to be judged for top prizes, such as the Best of Show. The deadline to enter is Feb. 28, 2023, so start designing today!
To enter, students from Florida should submit their entry at Wildlife Forever – Florida Art, consisting of the following:
- An original piece of artwork featuring any fish including one or more of the following Florida native species from the same category:
- Category 1 – Freshwater: largemouth bass, striped bass, black crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, spotted sunfish, channel catfish, florida gar, chain pickerel, bowfin.
- Category 2 – Saltwater: snook, redfish, spotted seatrout, flounder, tarpon, mahi-mahi, Spanish mackerel, hogfish, queen snapper, black grouper.
- A piece of creative writing, no longer than one page, about the chosen species (required for grades 4-12).
- A Florida State-Fish Art Contest entry form.
- First place winners in the 10-12 grade bracket will receive 10 T-shirts printed with their artwork to give to family and friends from our partner The Florida Nomad and the shirts will also be available for sale on their website.
- The two first place winners from each grade bracket, from each category will have their artwork displayed in FWC’s freshwater or saltwater regulations guide.
- All first-place winners will have their artwork displayed at the FWC headquarters in Tallahassee.
In the video published by Lawson Lindsey as “48 hours to Catch Fish in the Florida Keys“, below:
Thanks so much for tuning into another Addicted Tutorial. In this video were talking about Walleye Fishing and were talking with Nick Popov of Peel The Reel Guide Service. Today were going to talk about the most effective way to get out and catch these tasty walleye. It’s time to get out and chase some walleye so we hope you can use these tips to get out and catch some Walleye yourself! Walleye fishing can be a ton of fun and this easy to use walleye fishing technique will for sure help you put walleye in the boat. Thanks so much for tuning in, please tap subscribe for more Walleye stuff! In the video published by Addicted Fishing as “The Most EFFECTIVE Way To Catch WALLEYE. (EASY How To!!)” below:
In our Florida Keys fishing video the adventure continues out of Big Pine Key, Florida and we are mangrove snapper fishing on our flats boat in the lower keys, bridge fishing. We anchor at the bridge and we put out chum and start bridge fishing with pinfish. I catch a cubera snapper and a bunch of quality size mangrove snappers, fun to catch and delicious to clean & cook! In the video published by Darcizzle Offshore as “Florida Keys BRIDGE FISHING for Mangrove Snapper! Catch Clean Cook“, below:
Wondering how to get started walleye fishing? In todays Lake Life Adventure I’ll take you out on the water and help get you started catching Walleye, in the video published by John Favstar, as “Walleye Fishing For Beginners | Tips And Tricks | How To Catch and Cook Walleye“, below:
In the video published by Tom Boley as “She JIGGED a TON of Shallow FALL Walleyes!“, below:
In the video published by Scotties Outdoors as “Walleye Wednesday – 70th Edition feat Italo Labignan and Florida fishing.” below:
13 Different Species! Nearly an inshore slam…on an trip that was almost entirely offshore! In the video published by The Fishing Channel, as “Offshore, Inshore, Above and Under Shore with Walleye Pete in Florida!” below:
In the video published by Eric Haataja as “September Salmon & Walleye Fishing“, below:
Gathered, written, and posted by Windermere Sun-Susan Sun Nunamaker More about the community at www.WindermereSun.com
~Let’s Help One Another~
Please also get into the habit of checking at these sites below for more on solar energy topics: