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Conservation: Billfish Conservation Act passes in the house of “NO”

Recreational anglers and ocean conservationists scored a big victory in Congress today as The Billfish Conservation Act passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives. [...]

September 11, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: BTT launches juvenile tarpon restortaion program at Lemon Bay

BTT: Juvenile Tarpon Habitat Restoration Program Underway Ajuvenile tarpon habitat restoration project planned near Boca Grande, Florida recently got underway. Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, in collaboration with The Lemon Bay Conservancy are working together to identify and restore appropriate habitat [...]

September 11, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Love thy spearfisher – lionfish invasion, but they’re delicious to eat

FLORIDA KEYS (CBSMiami) – Calling all South Florida fishermen who want to take part in an upcoming Lionfish Derby. Lionfish, which have no natural reef predators except man, are wrecking ecological chaos because they eat important indigenous fish such as [...]

September 5, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Boca Grande’s tarpon slaughter button getting hotter

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 5-6 in Tampa to discuss the tarpon fishery in Boca Grande. [...]

September 4, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

News: Tarpon may finally become catch and release only!

Tarpon, often referred to as the silver king of game fish, could become a catch-and-release-only fishery if new rules under consideration by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are adopted. [...]

September 4, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot, Uncategorized

Conservation: Riding High; the science of tarpon

Riding High: The Science of Tarpon, is just a brief showing of what is in store for the science section of the full-length version of the film. This segment puts emphasis on the ongoing tarpon satellite tagging programs. [...]

August 27, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot, Videos

Conservation: Your best friend may now be a spearfisher. Think about that anglers all!

By SCOCKING@MIAMIHERALD.COM Divers targeting lionfish on Florida reefs It’s open season on invasive lionfish on the reefs of Florida and the Bahamas. On her first-ever scuba diving adventure on the colorful coral reefs and blue holes south of Eleuthera in [...]

August 23, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

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