Thursday, March 30, 2017

Grouper fishing reopens May 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County

For immediate release: April 29, 2016 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com   Suggested Tweet: Grouper #fishing opens May 1 in Atlantic, Monroe Co. waters via @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/14656f0 #Florida   Grouper fishing reopens May 1 in Atlantic, Monroe...

Brown Tide Causes Massive Fish Kill In The Indian River Lagoon

http://news.brevardtimes.com/2016/03/brown-tide-causes-massive-fish-kill-in.html?m=1 Brown Tide Causes Massive Fish Kill In The Indian River Lagoon MERRITT ISLAND, Florida - A brown tide that is plaguing the Indian River Lagoon for over the last month has resulted in the largest...

Captain Mel Berman: Florida Marine Times

Captain Mel Berman 1929 - 2010 By: Florida Marine Times Captain Mel Berman — broadcast pioneer, popular fishing talk show host, licensed captain and charter fishing skipper, friend to fisherman, outdoorsman, and conservationist alike — passed away,...

2016 Capt Mel Classic, News and Notes

2016 Captain Mel Trout & Redfish Classic Celebrate The Life & Passion of Captain Mel Berman To register and to get complete tournament information and detailed rules, go to www.capmel.com and click on the “Captain Mel...

Calamity in South Florida

http://www.news-press.com/story/news/2016/02/11/feds-give-update-lake-o-flows/80224962/ Florida DEP, FWC tell feds to release Lake O water south CHAD GILLIS, CGILLIS@NEWS-PRESS.COM6:42 a.m. EST February 12, 2016 Buy Photo (Photo: FILE by Andrew West/The News-Press, Andrew West/The News-Press, Andr) The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and...

Calculating Fish Weight

With most of us practicing catch and release fishing these days -- and avoiding hanging a fish from a damaging gripping/weighing device, we need some way to calculate the approximate weight of a fish....

Gag Grouper Open, June 1

http://myfwc.com/news/news-releases/2016/may/25/gag-season/ Gag season starts June 1; new size limit effective same day News Release Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com Gag grouper will open for recreational harvest in most state and all federal Gulf...

FWC may close St. Joseph Bay to scalloping in 2016

PORT ST. JOE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP)- The Florida Fish and Widlife Conservation Commission may cancel the 2016 scalloping season in St. Joseph Bay due to the effects of red tide. In a news release, the FWC...

Bay Scallops, St Joe Bay

(Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.)   For immediate release: June 23, 2016 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com   Suggested Tweet: Bay #scallop season cancelled in St. Joe Bay via @MyFWC https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1513237 #Florida...

The Disappearing Apalachicola Oyster

The Disappearing Apalachicola Oyster: Florida’s Fight to Save Its Prized Delicacy by Chris Fuhrmeister, July 23, 2015 http://www.eater.com/2015/7/23/9010545/oysters-apalachicola-bay-florida-georgia-altanta Inside a three-state legal fight over what are arguably the world's tastiest oysters. Peg Leg Pete's is a Pensacola Beach,...