Monday, June 26, 2017

Gulf Cobia Workshop

CORRECTION: The minimum size limit for cobia is 33 inches fork length. This was listed incorrectly in the initial news release.    For immediate release: May 9, 2017 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com   Suggested Tweet: Give...

King Mackerel Management

May 8, 2017    Suggested Tweet: King #mackerel management changes effective 5/11. @MyFWC:https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1993db2 #fishing #Florida   King mackerel management changes effective May 11   Several commercial and recreational changes to king mackerel management in Florida state and federal waters will...

Scotty: Products for Fishermen

Long overdue:   A review of an entire company.    An annual supporter of the Captain Mel Classic, this company is one of the originators of kayak fishing accessories.   For a long time they were the...

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...