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Better rigging is worth the price of learning

Tying the perfection loop is easy to learn, but "remembering" its one critical step takes a half dozen tries. Once mastered, it can be tied in a storm [...]

April 9, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Marine worms are the $7.5 Billion industry you haven’t heard of

Scientists estimate 121,000 tons of worms—worth nearly $7.5 billion in U.S. dollars—are used for bait each year worldwide. [...]

March 29, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

Nobody ever said that saving the Everglades would be easy. Or quick.

As an extremely talented journalist and author, Carl Hiaasen has spent most of his life advocating for the protection of the Florida Everglades. [...]

March 21, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

TCPalm’s editorial on reservoir plan

We have to settle for what we can get, while the powerful groups that stood in opposition to the reservoir plan didn't sacrifice a thing. [...]

March 19, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Critical Indian River Lagoon facing dark time – again

The seagrass beds of the lagoon which were once meadows now are disconnected small pads of grass hard to pinpoint and thinning every day. [...]

March 14, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Legal corruption is crushing Florida’s Everglades

Corrupt politicians and Big Sugar are guilty of attempted murder of Florida’s billion-dollar sports fishing industry - it’s an in your face national disgrace [...]

March 8, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs Mar. 1 – 8

Shouts and Murmurs is a weekly summary of news items that affect the preservation and protection of our out of doors, public lands, and fly fishing avocation. [...]

March 8, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Pike season is coming soon

If your goal is to catch a trophy northern pike, the best time to do it is coming soon. The big, old females, those 20-pound-plus leviathans, move into shallow bays to spawn even before the ice goes out. By the [...]

February 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Crappie on the fly

Lily pads, dollar pads, branches of fallen trees, cypress knees and boat docks are favorite haunts of crappie looking to deposit their eggs. [...]

February 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide

ASMFC’S February meeting and what it means for stripers

Maryland submitted a “conservation equivalent” proposal to reduce the size limit from 20” to 19”, along with an inline circle-hook requirement for bait fishing. [...]

February 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide