Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Fish Are Our Partners- Please Handle With Care

One thing is certain - most of today’s Florida fishing community has bought into catch and release. And articulate conservation minded experts like Tampa Bay guide Neil Taylor has championed that concept. It’s his...

Bird “Hugger”

 By CAPT. MEL BERMAN, 970-WFLA For some reason or other the traffic backed up at the light for Tierra Verde Causeway near St. Petersburg. As we waited, I couldn’t help notice a sad scene unfolding...

Shared Information: What you Risk

Information is something that in the hands of the ethical is a valuable tool.   In the hands of the unethical, that data can be trouble.  You have gone out and scouted, learned how to...

Tampa Bay seagrass assessment

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Flooding, more sewage dumps another sign of dire infrastructure woes

http://www.cltampa.com/news-views/local-news/article/20832574/flooding-more-sewage-dumps-another-sign-of-dire-infrastructure-woes Wind and rain pummel Redington Shores ahead of Hurricane Hermine's landfall some 200 miles north. As Hermine — now a tropical storm again — clears Florida, officials in dozens of counties are assessing the damage...

FWC Update on The Indian River Lagoon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2016 CONTACT: FWC Community Relations Office, 850.488.4676, FWCNews@MyFWC.com FWC’S DAILY UPDATE ON THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON In an effort to keep Floridians informed of the state’s efforts to conserve fish and wildlife...

2013: Keep Snook Closed

"If you love something, let it go" June 30, 2013 By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com, www.capmel.com The time frame for the reopening of snook is just two months away.   Since the “Comments” article, I have received a lot...

Floundering Florida’s West Coast

The Flounder Rebound  By Neil Taylor, originally contributed to b3fishing.com I have been fascinated with flounder from a very young age.   Most do not consider them to be one of the alluring species to target.   A...

Releasing Tarpon

Release the Mighty Silverking Unharmed By CAPT. JON ZORIAN, Boca Beacon There was a time when many marine species caught in the guise of “sportsmanship” and not for food, were used for pictures and then discarded,...

Lionfish Removal Updates

(Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.)   April 14, 2016   Suggested Tweet: Two-part lionfish removal effort approved for 2016: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1432ce3 #Florida #fishing   Lionfish beware: FWC approves two-part lionfish removal effort for 2016...