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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: Cortland Line Company Bought by Group of Private Investors

Cortland Line Company, one of the oldest manufacturers of premium braided fishing line and a comprehensive assortment of fishing equipment and apparel, is pleased to announce the sale of its business and various operations to a well-capitalized group of [...]

August 1, 2012 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: The Fly Shop of Miami, a friendly place to hangout

In the world of fly fishing, shows have diminished in both new product introduction; shops are now seeing new product weeks, if not months ahead of the show and that has cascaded into falling attendance. Some of the other reasons [...]

July 25, 2012 Fly Tying, 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: ICAST reels in plenty of exhibitors to Orlando

The world’s largest sportfishing trade show, International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better know as ICAST, held its 55th gathering at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The show was from last Wednesday (July 11, 2012) to Friday [...]

July 16, 2012 News, RECENT, Spot

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: PUNTA ALLEN, Mexico

PUNTA ALLEN, Mexico — For nearly two millennia, the Mayan people along the Yucatán Peninsula’s Caribbean coast have relied on fishing for sustenance and trade. The tradition continues, though today many Mayan fishermen are as likely to be throwing a [...]

June 20, 2012 Destinations, 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

News: Q & A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh

By Don Markus, Baltimore Sun – June 9, 2012 Lefty Kreh is to fly-fishing what James Naismith was to basketball and, perhaps, what Elvis was to rock ‘n’ roll. Not only is the now 87-year-old Kreh credited with helping invent [...]

June 10, 2012 News, RECENT