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Gov. Rick Scott “addresses” FL water crisis

The blue-green algae has been carried by the discharges from Lake Okeechobee where it originated towards the coastal estuaries. [...]

June 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Striped bass reference points called into question

The new stock assessment is due out in the beginning of 2019. Several states are suggesting that the BRP’s are far too conservative. [...]

June 12, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Water quality issues send longtime FL guide into retirement

During Foosaner's early years on the lagoon, the seagrass was so long it snaked around her ankles. It was the perfect nursery for juvenile fish. No more. [...]

June 11, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

We need to stop the bead.

#BeatPlasticPollution is important to anglers worldwide because toxic plastic particles and micro-particles enter our oceans and water systems. [...]

June 1, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Who would defend the right to pollute?

As a nation, we need to stop Big Sugars billion dollar corporate welfare program and the horrendous environmental damage it's causing [...]

May 30, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Why is permit on the menu at “hip” Miami eatery?

Top Chef contestant McGinnis condescendingly argues, "I know a lot about fishing, dear. Whoever it is who’s telling you [it's a permit] doesn’t know what they’re talking about," Renowned marine biologists disagree. [...]

May 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Is a bountiful bonefish and permit fishery Slip Slidin’ Away?

Biscayne Bay is a large body of water - a Miami jewel, but it has too many users and abusers. Is the toll approaching a tipping point? [...]

May 14, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

VA proposal for tighter oversight of recreational striped bass catch dies

Commercial fishermen asked state regulators to make recreational fishermen tag their striped bass the way commercial operators do. [...]

May 10, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Race to the bottom: Impact of deep-sea fishing severely underestimated

New research shows that fishery managers may have grossly underestimated the global impacts of trawling for decades. [...]

April 24, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide