- Big Shrimpin’
- My Short Life as a Longliner
- Special Report: New Layer of Pollution Hits Many Waterways
- Bill Could Turn Public Water Access Private
- Out of Balance
- Fisheries of the U.S. 2011
- Commercial Fishermen Found Guilty of Selling Grouper as Baitfish
- Cast Gill Nets
- Cast Gill Nets Snare Turtles as Loophole Nets Are Ignored
- Illegal Fish-Selling Investigation
Many of us know of Theodore Roosevelt’s love of hunting and firearms, but he was also the most influential conservationist in our nation’s history. Roosevelt believed so strongly in our need to protect America’s valuable wildlife resources that he founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887.
Tagging is so 1990s…Long ago, when Florida anglers began releasing tarpon, some would pull off a scale as a memento of a great battle. By the 1960s, the tables were turned and it was anglers leaving the fish with a memento, a coded plastic anchor tag that could be identified in the event the fish was recaptured. Today, we’re again taking something from the fish—a tiny bit of skin cells.
Some Keys guides and flats experts have been pointing to a sharp fall-off in bonefish action in the past couple of years. Bonefish are one of the most coveted flats species in the Florida Keys and Biscayne Bay, the only places in Florida where the species is abundant.
The Sportsmen’s Act may have been killed earlier this week, but don’t nail the coffin shut just yet. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., stunned his peers earlier this week when he killed the Sportsmen’s Act with a procedural vote, dealing what could be a knockout blow to a landmark bill that would provide hunters and fishers with over 35 million acres of public land [....]
Drops of the awful water being newly discharged from inland sprinkled my face and body and I wanted to get out of there.
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