Friday, May 26, 2017

The 2017 Capmel Classic Summary

The 2017 Captain Mel classic is now complete. Our participants got out there in some pretty big wind. This year unlike other years the best results were from the people I would consider the...

2017 Captain Mel Classic Sponsors

The conclusion of the 7th Annual Captain Mel Classic, I always take the chance to talk about our tournament sponsors.  Support of this event has been great from year 1.    This letter gets longer...

Neil Taylor: The Kayak Report

The month of the Captain Mel Classic:  Now in the books, the seventh annual event was another great success with many fun stories and a whole lot of great things for the community.   Charity...

2017 Captain Mel Classic Results

The conclusion of the 2017 Captain Mel Classic.  It was a good one.   It has been great fun every year.   This year, the stories were outstanding as usual.  Anglers received their payouts and with...

Captain Mel Classic Official Rules

Captain Mel Redfish and Trout Tournament Official Rules It’s pretty simple.   It is pretty easy to go by these.   The Classic is “All Amateur” and “All Lure” Boundary:  Lines may only be "cast" in Pinellas or...

16.75-pound bass

April 13, 2017   Suggested Tweet: TrophyCatch program celebrates heaviest catch of the season—16 lbs.12 oz. @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1941a85 #fish #Florida   16.75-pound bass takes lead for TrophyCatch Season 5   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) TrophyCatch program...

The Meatheads of the Week, March 23, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   CALHOUN COUNTY   Officers Forehand and Hayes located two turkey blinds with cracked corn and millet seeds scattered within 30 yards of the blinds prior to turkey season. On opening morning, they witnessed two hunters...

The Meatheads of the Week, to March 16

March 10, 2017 through March 16, 2017   This report represents some events the FWC handled over the past week; however, it does not include all actions taken by the Division of Law Enforcement.   Patrol, Protect, Preserve   NORTHWEST...

4 Florida counties open April 1 to gag grouper

March 27, 2017   Maps: To see maps of these areas, go to MyFWC.com/Fishing and select “Saltwater Fishing,” “Recreational Regulations” and “Groupers.”   Suggested Tweet: Gag #grouper opens April 1 in four #Florida counties.https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1904eb1 @MyFWC #fishing   recreational harvest; FWC...

Terry Tomalin interviews Guide Neil Taylor

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/boat-show-offers-kayak-fishing-tips/2168924 ST. PETERSBURG — Stop by the Tampa Bay Boat Show at Tropicana Field this weekend and you'll see the top fishing boats on the market. But every angler knows that it takes more than...