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The Skipper Blog: Obsessed with lionfish? Yes!

While you may grumble at our obsession with LIONFISH; all you have to do is see a reef near you. [...]

November 15, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, RECENT, Spot, The Skipper

The Skipper Blog: More on mehaden and the idiots in government

It’s mind boggling that the commercial harvest of Atlantic menhaden has operated with virtually no limits since, well, forever. [...]

November 12, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot, The Skipper

Conservation: Bonefishing fishing capital of the world?

Miami Herald's Sue Cocking wrote the following disturbing, but true piece about bonefish in the Keys. [...]

November 8, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

The Skipper Blog: Are they ever going to get it right?

While any talk about menhaden and mullet could put a classroom of grown up tree huggers to sleep in three minutes. [...]

November 6, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, RECENT, Spot, The Skipper

News: Fishing community hit hard by Hurricane Sandy

Devastating. In a word, that will be Hurricane Sandy's near-term effect on Long Island's recreational angling community and the local fishing industry on which it depends. [...]

November 2, 2012 Conservation, Destinations, News, RECENT, RSS, Uncategorized

Conservation: Saving sharks from finning

Staff comments: We, Fly Life Magazine.com (FLM.com), Skip Clement, publisher; Don Reed, fly tying editor; Capt. Andrew Derr, field editor or any columnist who has written for us has any intention of killing a shark for the boast of it [...]

October 29, 2012 Conservation, RECENT

Conservation: Senator John Tester and The Sportsmen’s Act

Exclusive Interview: Sponsor of Sportsmen’s Act Tells Us Why It Should Be Law  By Hal Herring, Field & Stream blog Montana’s U.S. Senator Jon Tester is committed to seeing his bill, The Sportsmen’s Act of 2012, passed this coming year. [...]

October 9, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

News: BTT Newsetter and updates

BTT is a nonprofit, science-based conservation organization whose mission is to conserve and enhance global bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries and their environments through stewardship, research, education and advocacy. [...]

October 8, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Uncategorized

Conservation: Turneffe Atol Marine Reserve is a reality

Thanks to Craig Hayes, owner of Turneffe Flats lodge, and the Turneffe Atoll Trust, Belize officially declared the entire Turneff Atol into a marine reserve. [...]

October 8, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

Conservation: Let’s not trash another fishery!

The cruise ship industry, and segments of Key West business support a new dredging project to widen the shipping channel in Key West Harbor so the city can accommodate the arrival of "mega cruise ships". [...]

October 4, 2012 Conservation, RECENT