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Conservation: One picture is worth . . .

At the IFTD show in Reno, Nevada, Matt Coudayre, editor-in-chief of Blood Knot Magazine took this photo. Our editorial liked it and so I'm posting it for more of you to enjoy. Skip Clement, publisher. [...]

August 15, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: We got what he bought; Governorship

Tough economic times and a penchant in Tallahassee for “easy solutions” to close budget gaps have left the state’s environmental treasures and wildlife programs in the dumps. What these recreation and conservation lands need is a stable, dedicated source of [...]

August 10, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Growing Our Economy Through the Great Outdoors

It comes as no surprise that all living things require clean land, air and water. Does the U.S. economy require the same? A new report from the Outdoor Industry Association says, yes! [...]

August 3, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot, Uncategorized

News: Expedition to Map Where Florida Keys Fish Breed

Researchers set sail this past Thursday (July 26) off the coast of south Florida to map areas where fish are breeding. [...]

August 2, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Permit closure rule ends in Keys waters

The first-ever closed season on harvesting permit in most Florida Keys waters ends on July 31. [...]

August 1, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Warning all anglers about feeding gators!

A Florida airboat captain whose hand was bitten off by a 9-foot alligator faces charges of feeding of the animal. It's against the law in Florida to feed alligators and if you don't understand why, you need to get off [...]

July 31, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

News: Face of PTTS weighs in on tarpon controversy

From its inception, the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series (PTTS) has been conducted in a sporting manner with an emphasis on promoting conservation and the sport of tarpon fishing in Boca Grande. I would like to tell you about our history [...]

July 24, 2012 Conservation, Destinations, News, RECENT

News: Letter to the Editor of Boca Beacon

The use of catch-and-release as a conservation tool to ensure healthy recreational fisheries for the future has become standard throughout the world of recreational fisheries. The catch-and-release ethic is especially apparent in the world-class tarpon fishery of Florida, where virtually [...]

June 22, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

News: These guys always get it wrong

Apparently Congress would prefer to destroy fisheries instead. Earlier this month, Republicans in House of Representatives (ably assisted by outgoing Democratic crank Barny Frank) passed legislation disallowing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to expand its fisheries catch share programs. [...]

June 20, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

Conservation: The lionfish is an anglers nightmare

No enemies and 2,000,000 eggs Wearing an outrageous costume of a Brazilian Mardi Gras reveler, lionfish are sinister creatures hiding behind an exquisite mien. Their rainbow colored and glorious fin rays are venomous. They have no known natural enemy; they [...]

May 31, 2012 Conservation