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Conservation: Turneffe Atol Marine Reserve is a reality

Thanks to Craig Hayes, owner of Turneffe Flats lodge, and the Turneffe Atoll Trust, Belize officially declared the entire Turneff Atol into a marine reserve. [...]

October 8, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

News: Back into the wild: More hunt, fish now

Eleven percent more Americans (ages 16 and older) fished and 9 percent more hunted in 2011 than in 2006, according to a new five-year survey from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [...]

October 2, 2012 News, RECENT, Spot

News: National (this project needs support) Schools Fishing Program

"Uniting industry leaders and specialty retailers with state and federal wildlife agencies in support of an in-school, accredited angling education program designed to inspire and empower our youth – and genuinely promote the sport of fly fishing." [...]

September 27, 2012 News, RECENT

News: Black bass implant update

By Bob Wattendorf – FWC Fish Busters Bulletin Update: September 27, 2012 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is proud to announce that its year-old Black Bass Management Plan is moving forward and producing some remarkable results. Implementation [...]

September 27, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

News: Fracking on our public and private lands

Here's a letter sent to U. S. Interior Department, BLM by Kate Zimmerman, Policy Director – Public Lands, National Wildlife Federation, Rocky Mountain Regional Center; Brad Powell, Energy Director, Sportsmen Conservation Project, Trout Unlimited and Edward B. Arnett, Ph.D., Director, [...]

September 24, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Uncategorized

News: Billfish Conservation Act passes house of “NO” and Senate

After four years of work, recreational anglers and ocean conservationists can today celebrate a rare feat: the Billfish Conservation Act passed the Senate and is now headed to President Obama’s desk for his signature. [...]

September 24, 2012 News, RECENT

News: Baseball, “Fish” give Chipper fly fishing gear as farewell gift

Last night, the Marlins take time before the game to honor Chipper Jones in his last appearance in Marlins Park. [...]

September 20, 2012 News, RECENT

News: Great news – AFFTA and ICAST same place and time 2013

For Immediate Release [...]

September 17, 2012 News, RECENT, Spot

News: Costa’s Project Permit surpasses 1,000 tagged in Florida.

Thanks to anglers and guides that have participated in Costa’s Project Permit we are about to surpass 1,000 tagged permit in Florida. [...]

September 12, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Love thy spearfisher – lionfish invasion, but they’re delicious to eat

FLORIDA KEYS (CBSMiami) – Calling all South Florida fishermen who want to take part in an upcoming Lionfish Derby. Lionfish, which have no natural reef predators except man, are wrecking ecological chaos because they eat important indigenous fish such as [...]

September 5, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot