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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

Conservation: Longline fishing under fire in Gulf of Mexico

Longline fleets drop large baited hooks to catch big fish. Hundreds of strong hooks are attached to fishing lines that branch out from a main line that is miles long. [...]

September 18, 2012 Conservation, RECENT

Skiffs & Bayboats: Harry Spear; legend speaks skiffs

September 13, 2012 NOTE: By Skiff Republic founder and publisher Marshall Cutchin. He has been fishing from small boats for his entire life.  He started rowing wooden jon boats at age six and now pushes high-performance fishing skiffs around. Here’s [...]

September 17, 2012 RECENT, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Spot

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

For Immediate Release [...]

September 17, 2012 News, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Boca Grande – off the gaff, but not off the hook

Foul hooked? This hook placement is commonly seen in the jig fishery. [...]

September 14, 2012 Conservation, 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: Billfish Conservation Act passes in the house of “NO”

Recreational anglers and ocean conservationists scored a big victory in Congress today as The Billfish Conservation Act passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives. [...]

September 11, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: BTT launches juvenile tarpon restortaion program at Lemon Bay

BTT: Juvenile Tarpon Habitat Restoration Program Underway Ajuvenile tarpon habitat restoration project planned near Boca Grande, Florida recently got underway. Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, in collaboration with The Lemon Bay Conservancy are working together to identify and restore appropriate habitat [...]

September 11, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot