Thursday, March 30, 2017

Northwest Florida blue crab trap closure ending early

For immediate release: Jan. 10, 2017 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com  Map: Go to MyFWC.com/News and click on the headline for this story.  Suggested Tweet: Current blue #crab trap closure ends early, says @MyFWC https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17f769c...

Bud Lilly, prominent fly fisherman and conservation advocate, dies at 91

http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/bud-lilly-prominent-fly-fisherman-and-conservation-advocate-dies-at/article_ee170491-c9a2-5ed2-91df-e17b4754ce43.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share His name didn’t simply adorn some storefront in West Yellowstone, and he wasn’t just a famous fly fisherman. Bud Lilly was a dedicated conservation advocate, and his influence helped bring major changes to the...

Best Fly Fishing in the US

http://bestflyfishing.us/ When someone mentions fly fishing, you might conjure up a mental image of an old-fashioned fisherman, his hat full of lures, a wicker creel at his belt, waders secured with suspenders as he wades...

Busted for Cheating: Tournament Anglers

http://www.wideopenspaces.com/cheaters-never-win-5-times-angler-tournament-cheaters-lost/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=partner&utm_term=kj&utm_campaign=kj The drive to win can be all-consuming and destructive. Regardless, fishing is a hobby that celebrates skill, selection, and the tiniest bit of luck. Here are five cases of when the crime of cheating didn’t...

Blue crab trap closure for northwest Florida

Dec. 29, 2016    Suggested Tweet: Blue #crab trap closure starts Jan. 5 in northwest #Florida. @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17ce7ee #fishing   Blue crab trap closure for northwest Florida starts Jan. 5   Recreational and commercial blue crab traps must be removed...

Amberjack, triggerfish and gag grouper season changes

Dec. 20, 2016   Suggested Tweet: Greater #amberjack opens in Gulf state waters Jan. 1: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17b219a #Florida #fishing   Suggested Tweet: Gray #triggerfish remains closed in 2017 in Gulf state waters: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17b219a #fishing #Florida   Suggested Tweet: Gag #grouper...

Seasonal grouper closure Jan. 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County

Dec. 20, 2016   Suggested Tweet: Seasonal #grouper closure starts Jan. 1 in east coast waters: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17b18ae #Florida #fishing   Seasonal grouper closure starts Jan. 1 in Atlantic, Monroe County waters   Several species of grouper will close to recreational...

The Meatheads of the Week: 12/20/2016

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   ESCAMBIA COUNTY   Officer McHenry has been monitoring a baited area in the Perdido River Wildlife Management Area (WMA) for the last couple of weeks. He issued a notice to appear to a subject he...

Mutton snapper management changes

Dec. 19, 2016   Suggested Tweet: Mutton #snapper changes effective Jan. 1 via @MyFWC: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/17acfc5 #Florida #fishing   Mutton snapper management changes effective Jan. 1 Several mutton snapper management changes go into effect Jan. 1, 2017. These changes were...

Lee County deputies hook 2 fishermen for ‘gillnetting’

http://www.nbc-2.com/story/34052317/lee-county-deputies-hook-2-fishermen-for-gillnetting Wayne Henderson Ryan Thompson LEE COUNTY - Marine deputies arrested two men during an operation aimed at curbing an illegal fishing method known as gillnetting. On Tuesday, deputies say they stopped a commercial fishing boat in Pine Island...