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Browsing the "sharks" Tag

Catch Limits – Doing the right thing

Healthy forage fish populations lead to a greater abundance of everything, which results in full hotels, packed restaurants, and busy tackle shops. [...]

July 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Why are shark flies orange or orange?

Shark fishing, catch and release, has been popular in South Florida for decades. Spinner sharks along the Atlantic coast of South Florida are winter regulars [...]

May 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Sharks kill only 12 people per year, so let’s slaughter them?

The thoughtless slaughter of sharks by the Japanese and Chinese for the false belief that there is some mystical power vested in a shark's fin is ludicrous [...]

January 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Shark Week: Aahhhhh! Five scary shark myths busted

Popular culture, the source of more myths than any cable TV network could dream up, has given us shark BS, and beliefs such as suckers compete with native fish [...]

June 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Shark Week, Slide

Of Interest: Overfishing of large predators has dire consequences

When there is an absence of predators that allows tiny fish to thrive, it also leaves them vulnerable to disease and boom-and-bust cycles... [...]

November 23, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

News: A new perspective challenges old conservation beliefs

When the wolves were driven away, the elk population exploded. With too many elk around, the plant communities suffered. The altered plant communities changed riparian ecosystems [...]

September 10, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: The feared sharks keep our oceans tidy

The increase in attacks is driven in large part by the simple fact that the population has grown and more people are going into the water each year. [...]

August 19, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Is SharkWave the fly line for you?

Scientific Anglers, knowing they were onto something, went back to the drawing-board. They married Mastery fly line technology to their SharkSkin technology. [...]

April 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Feature Story: One angler’s thoughts on managing the marine food webs

They are wiggling bundles of energy that—if left in the water in ample numbers—give predators the energy they need to grow, migrate and reproduce. [...]

April 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Shivers of spinner sharks abound in Florida waters

Swimmers are 30 times more likely to get struck by lightning than bitten by a shark, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. [...]

March 27, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide