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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

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: 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