Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ten Great Fishing Memories

John Veil Earlier this summer, a few Chesapeake-area fishermen started challenging other fisherman to post fishing pictures ten days in a row on Facebook.  I was nominated to undertake the challenge.  I spent an hour...

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Red Tides Connected to Fertilizer Runoff: The Science of Algal Blooms

By John Upton When fertilizer or sewage runs into a waterway, or when phosphorous and nitrogen rise up from the ocean depths, algae can converge and feast and mushroom on the buffet of growth-inducing nutrients. But...

2015 Captain Mel Classic Stories

(Click here for the 2015 Classic RESULTS) The 2015 storyline:  “It just takes two” From the 2014 summary:  “Every year a whole new set of stories.  In an event where most people realize that the competition...

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...

Red Tide Report: 7/29/2016

Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, was observed in background concentrations in two samples collected from Charlotte County (Southwest Florida). Additional samples collected throughout Florida this week did not contain K. brevis. Forecasts for...

2014 Spring Action

Consistent Weather Brings For Some Great Spring Time Fishing!  Well March was a month for the winds as cold fronts kept coming and winter would not let go.  While fishing was great in between the...

November Means Speckled Trout

Trout Fishing At Its Best!! By Captain Jason Prieto November is a month of change! Weather really begins to shift to winter, water temperatures drop well into the 70s and fish begin to eat more frequent...

Catch-and-release fish handling (SP Times)

http://www.sptimes.com/2007/02/02/Gulfandbay/Catch_and_release_fis.shtml By NEIL TAYLOR Published February 2, 2007 Getting things started Every angler should have a plan of action for releasing fish. Keep these things in mind if you have no interest in keeping a fish or if,...

Kayak Fishing, Mark Bellotte and “HOW”

  The fishing for late summer has been “better than most years” at the same time.    The fishing has actually just flat out been “easy” if you know the right places to go.    The fish...