Fly fishing a pristine North Florida stream for Suwannee bass. The Wacissa River is not a place where you concentrate on fishing and just give the scenery a once over when things are slow. Instead, it’s a place so beautiful and so alive that it’s hard to stay focused on the task at hand-namely dropping a fly in just the right spot to entice a lurking Suwannee bass.
OAA Fisheries is seeking comments on a proposed rule for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper. The rule, if implemented, would set the 2013 quotas for commercial and recreational red snapper harvest.
NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comment on a proposed rule that would establish a 2013 gag recreational fishing season that opens on July 1 and closes when the annual catch target is projected to be caught.
West Coast summer grouper are easy to find, once you know what their homes look like. Each sandy patch we stopped at produced grouper, almost always on the first drop, attesting to Bradley’s formula–white patch plus dark bottom divided by 10 feet of warm summer water equals grouper.
All folks interested in learning more about sustainable outdoor recreation such as duck hunting, alligator hunting, deer, hog and turkey hunting, fishing, trapping, the shooting sports such as archery, shotgun and .22 along with many other activities should plan on attending this great event that’s open to the public and free for all who attend.
Steinhatchee is epicenter for west Florida’s unique midsummer fish-and-dive trips. Plan now. It’s one of those must-do items on any Florida angler’s list.
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