Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Deflating Deep Fish

  By Raymond Wilson, PHD, Univ. South Fla.  You've hauled the poor fish to the surface. His eyes bulge. His stomach sticks out of his mouth. How can you possibly put him back in the...

Venting Deep Fish

Venting: A Guide to Releasing Reef Fish with Ruptured Swimbladders Proper release of marine fishes has become increasingly important to anglers. In order to maintain healthy fish populations, each angler is responsible for carefully handling...

Catch & Release Snookin’

  By Captain Mel Berman A couple of years ago, when Florida’s fishery managers mandated the extra month’s west coast snook closure, many responded like they were going to lose their first born. As it turns...

Catch & Release: What a Concept!

By Captain Mel Berman You would think that me, “a reformed meat fisherman” would take these things in stride – go with the flow. But I gotta tell you – seeing a beautiful, hapless big...

Good Intentions Don’t Always Work

CATCH AND RELEASE IS GOOD – WHEN DONE PROPERLY Catch-and-release angling is on the increase, which means many anglers are starting to view the process as a conservation practice. Mostly voluntary at this point catch-and...

Good release? Maybe…

Originally printed in the October 2007 "Onshore-Offshore Magazine" By Captain Brent Gaskill Just because a fish swims off when released doesn’t mean that it will live. The good intentions of many catch and release fisherman are negated...

Learn CPR: “Catch, Photo, Release”

FLORIDA SPORT FISHING MAGAZINE By Captain Marc Noe

Wikipedia “Catch and Release”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catch_and_release Catch and release is a practice within recreational fishing intended as a technique of conservation. After capture, the fish are unhooked and returned to the water before experiencing serious exhaustion or injury. Using barbless...

Catch and Release: Australia

http://www.nativefish.asn.au/cr.html Catch and Release Fishing Catch and release fishing is gaining in popularity as more anglers are becoming concerned about state of some of our fisheries.  NFA encourages all anglers for Australian native fish to utilise...

Science Daily: Catch and Release

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/09/070927164432.htm Going Fishing? Catch-And-Release In Less Than Four Minutes, Please ScienceDaily (Sep. 27, 2007) — Recreational fishing that involves catch-and-release may seem like just good fun, and that released fish go on to live happily ever...