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Feature: Tarpon are under threat in federal waters by spearfishermen

From an article in Sport Fishing Weekly, "The argument for catch and release by sports fishermen is by and large a simple one." [...]

June 4, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Monday Gear Review: Beaverkill Rod’s Legacy #9

Their conservative and attractive appearance harkens back to early days of our sport. Their quality performance is pure 21st century. [...]

June 3, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Spot

Tip & Tactics: Catching the Rachycentridae, rachycentron, canadum on a fly

To some extent, cobia use just about the same ambush hangouts as tripletail [...]

May 31, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Feature: Meet the original “make my day” man, Mr. Watson

In Big Pine Key, Florida Keys - a legend came to be by the name of Jack C. Watson, a conservationist with backbone. [...]

May 29, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

News: Economic impact of the Florida Keys flats fishery

The Florida Keys has long been the focus of Flats fishing in the United States by U.S. anglers and by anglers worldwide [...]

May 28, 2013 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Spot

Friday Fish Frame: Meet Becca Schlaff – artist with a sense of the natural world

Becca Schlaff uses the remarkable beauty of fish to create abstract, bold, and elegant works of art [...]

May 24, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Tips & Tactics: Mahi on the fly

Dolphin fish can motor at 50 MPH and leap to catch their favorite prey, flying fish. A dolphin on a fly generates more acrobatics than with other tackle. [...]

May 23, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Feature Story: Zane Grey was the initiator of “light tackle” fishing

Zane Grey changed thinking about fishing for sailfish, tarpon and bonefish. The kingfish would no longer be the "king." [...]

May 15, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

News: Captains and community members work to ban the Boca Grande tarpon “jig”

Somehow, somewhere along the way, the pro-jig advocates became the voice of a handful [...]

May 15, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Spot

Petition: Help us stop the spearing of tarpon in federal waters

We can use your good name to help influence state and federal fisheries management commissions to do the right thing. Please sign this petition to provide necessary protection for tarpon now. [...]

May 7, 2013 Conservation, Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot