Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Smaller May Be Better

By CAPT. MEL BERMAN, 970-WFLA Is it ego, a desire to keep up with the Joneses, or is it a sense that a larger vessel offers more stability and security?  Whatever the reason, most boat owners...

Stone crab season closes May 16

Stone crab season closes May 16   The commercial and recreational harvest of stone crab claws in Florida closes on May 16, with the last day of harvest on May 15. Stone crab season will reopen...

World’s Biggest Grouper, Sport Fishing

The 10 Heaviest World-Record Groupers http://www.sportfishingmag.com/10-heaviest-world-record-groupers?src=SOC&dom=fb 10 of the biggest grouper ever caught and approved as all-tackle records By Glenn Cameron Jr Posted February 4, 2013 The following are some the heaviest grouper ever caught and approved as...

No boat, no problem

Times:  http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/for-the-boat-less-check-out-these-mostly-free-fishing-piers/2288639 Here are some other piers around Tampa Bay to check out: Fort De Soto Gulf Pier (Fort De Soto Park, St. Petersburg) Hours: 7 a.m.-11 p.m., year round Cost: $5 fee to enter park About: A T-shaped...

Are cormorant’s a problem?

By CAPT. MEL BERMAN, 970-WFLA We see the accomplished critters in virtually every venue – diving, plundering, pillaging. At least that is the observation of these winged eating machines from the perspective of anglers and...

2015 CapMel Classic

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 is secondary, the stories are fun...

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...

Tarpon Genetics: The Results are in

Tarpon Genetics Program--The Results Are In https://www.bonefishtarpontrust.org/blog/2017-03-14-tarpon-genetics-program-results-are Tarpon Genetics Program Results: High Connectivity Across the Atlantic Basin Highlights Need For International Management  By: Dr. Liz Wallace  The Tarpon Genetics Program has concluded, providing illuminating results that will help build effective...

Getting It Right: Umpire to Kayak Fishing Guide

By Steve Gibson, www.capmel.com site contributor and Nativewatercraft.com pro staff guide http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20070819/COLUMNIST22/708190614/-1/visitorguide02 Getting it right  Published: Sunday, August 19, 2007 at 3:55 a.m. Last Modified: Sunday, August 19, 2007 at 4:33 a.m. ST. PETERSBURG If you have two...

Radio Show: 1040 The Team

Enjoy the radio show every Sunday morning at 8 to 9AM on 1040 Sports Talk "The Team" Your show hosts:   Captain Jason Prieto, Captain Danny Guarino, Captain Will Shook and Neil Taylor from capmel.com...