Thursday, July 27, 2017

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,...

Catch and Release Catches On

By Bob Wattendorf MyFWC.com Most anglers just want to catch the opportunity to relax outdoors. Numerous studies have shown that catching fish to eat or catching a trophy fish is not the motivation behind most recreational...

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...

The New Age of the Fishing Kayak

Neil Taylor, Capmel.com Site Administrator and the owner of Strike Three Kayak Fishing  The coming of age of self-propelled boats, used to seek out gamefish. Anglers hear the word kayak and immediately imagine the “enclosed, wobbly...

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Welcome aboard! Fishing Florida On-Line Magazine provides readers with a rich information resource covering every aspect of Florida Fishing. Created by popular radio personality and outdoor writer the late Capt. Mel Berman, Fishing Florida OnLine...

Boat Registration and Titles

Florida Vessel Owners: The Facts Frequently Asked Questions Where do I apply for a title on my recently purchased vessel? Applications for vessel registration and title certificates (original or duplicate) are to be filed by the vessel...

Little Known Statute Gets Pier Anglers in Trouble

By Captain Mel Berman, www.capmel.com A specific Florida fishing regulation – which disallows pier anglers from continuing to fish once they clean their catch – is now being vigorously enforced. The concept corresponds with the...

These are Turtle Killers!

By Captain Mel Berman Those are the fervent words of an offshore skipper Capt. Dave Zalewski who feels strongly about protecting the marine ecosystem and the great array of creatures who inhabit it. On their...

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