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Conservation: Setting the record straight on releasing fish

Whether in Belize tarpon fishing, Texas bass fishing or Alaska fishing for chinook salmon lets try for 100% survival of the fish not scheduled for the table [...]

April 23, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot

News: FL FWC proposes – tarpon and bonefish catch-and-release only

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) unanimously propose making tarpon and bonefish catch-and-release-only. [...]

April 22, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Spill near Parachute Creek in Colorado a disaster

Some Colorado lawmakers say $1,000 a day in fines is not enough for an oil spill [...]

April 22, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Wanna’ know what the absence of regs looks like?

Hundreds of tarpon are being legally killed and trashed every winter, spring and summer by spear fishermen in gulf coast states. This issue is important and needs to be addressed. [...]

April 15, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Study says 100 MM sharks killed annually

According to scientific findings released recently in the peer-reviewed journal, Marine Policy, the number of sharks killed each year commercially is estimated at 100 million. [...]

April 10, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Snook- Seeing beyond the data

Historically, recreational anglers have not considered themselves data collectors unless it was for their personal use. [...]

April 9, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot

News: Is fixing after 85 years too late?

The ribbon has been cut on a one-mile bridge over Tamiami Trail, Florida. Parts of the River of Grass will flow free again for the first time in 85 years [...]

April 9, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Actor Michael Keaton, writer Tom McGuane and fly fishing legend Stu Apte come together to help save Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

On an unseasonably chilly night in Manhattan a gaggle of businessmen, anglers and fishing guides gathered for an auction and dinner to save bonefish, tarpon and permit [...]

April 8, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Spot

News: EPA – 55% of river and stream miles in poor condition

An EPA study of over 2,000 sites finds U. S. rivers and streams 55% polluted [...]

April 5, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Asian carp threaten national parks along Mississippi River

With the fast rising numbers of invasive carp, it’s near impossible to fish peacefully on the Illinois River anymore [...]

April 4, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Spot