Let's try to imagine a 5,000-square mile piece of ocean where no commercial fishing is allowed, but limited recreational fishing is welcome. Sounds like an unlikely pipe dream after all we've been through. Still, we can now wake up to just such a reality.
Following is the complete list of independent researchers in the science community who have signed a petition calling for excess Lake Okeechobee water to be stored, treated and sent south. (See September FS Openers column.)
There’s a chill in the Florida air, and soon children will be out of school on winter break. During the holidays, I encourage you to take time off from work and spend some quality time with family and friends in the great outdoors.
You can make a big difference by joining Florida Sportsman’s continuing conservation fight for the fisheries and ecosystem. FS has been our primary outdoors voice for close to half a century. Good management is ours for the asking–or demanding.