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The Bahamas: Bonefishing power grab

Prescott Smith and a cohort, Minster Grey, have concocted a populist battle cry that has legs. The new governing of the flats is a pure power grab [...]

January 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: The rewrite can be called “the flats conspiracy”

Prescott Smith, the dictator of The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association, has ushered in chaos, hard times for Bahamians and a science disconnect. Forgive them . . . [...]

December 13, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: Smart neighbors make good angling friends

The Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Perry Christie, formally announced the government’s decision to not allow large-scale commercial fishing by the Chinese in the Bahamas. [...]

December 2, 2016 RECENT, Slide, The Bahamas

Bahamas: Yellow Dog helps Abaco Guides Association to rebuild after Joaquin

Guides have lost boats and home as well as some lodges got completely destroyed - like Miriam Cartwright’s Greenwich Creek Lodge, Ltd. [...]

October 13, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: Joaquin ravaged Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Island and San Salvador

On Long Island and some of the other islands you cannot get to the other settlements because of the water, so they can only tell you what is damaged within their settlements [...]

October 6, 2015 RECENT, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: Part 2- The battle for bonefish and the future of the Bahamas

Protectionism certainly isn’t new—but neither is it obviously effective. Protectionist legislation often proves the economic “law of unintended consequences” [...]

September 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: Oh where, oh where are the Bahamas going?

It was Prescott Smith and Shawn Leadon who proposed doing away with foreign lodge owners and spoiled for a chance to become fishing license czars [...]

July 7, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas