Thursday, May 25, 2017

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...

Black sea bass in Atlantic

Sept. 8, 2016   Suggested Tweet: Recreational #anglers will see more black #seabass #fishing opportunities soon. @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/162a067 #Florida   FWC expands fishing opportunities for black sea bass in Atlantic At the September meeting in St. Augustine, the...

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...

Bluefish: Great Fighters

Suggested Tweet: Gone Coastal is back, and quarterly. Check @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1725dd0 #Florida #fishing   Bluefish: Worth the chase   When you ask people about their favorite fish species in Florida, you will undoubtedly get a wide array of...

FWC’S DAILY UPDATE ON THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 30, 2016 CONTACT: FWC Community Relations Office, 850.488.4676, FWCNews@MyFWC.com FWC’S DAILY UPDATE ON THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON In an effort to keep Floridians informed of the state’s efforts to conserve fish and wildlife...

EPA Plans to Allow Unlimited Dumping of Fracking Wastewater

http://www.occupy.com/article/epa-plans-allow-unlimited-dumping-fracking-wastewater-gulf-mexico#sthash.pfHowSb1.IsZyjsu7.dpbs Environmentalists are warning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its draft plan to continue allowing oil and gas companies to dump unlimited amounts of fracking chemicals and wastewater directly into the Gulf of Mexico...

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...

DAILY UPDATE ON THE NORTHERN INDIAN RIVER LAGOON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2016 CONTACT: FWC Community Relations Office, 850.488.4676, FWCNews@MyFWC.com   DAILY UPDATE ON THE NORTHERN INDIAN RIVER LAGOON The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is providing status updates each week day to...

FWC announces May start of sea turtle nesting season

FWC announces May start of sea turtle nesting season on many Florida beaches Sea turtle nesting season begins in May on many Florida beaches, including the sandy beaches of northwest Florida. The season lasts through...

Tampa Bay Outdoors Legend Terry Tomalin

As you all probably know, Terry was my editor at the Tampa Bay Times the past nine years.   We worked on a few projects together.   I took him fishing once, something we talked about...