Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission" Tag

Habitat is the future of Florida fisheries

All the stakeholders with something to lose or gain in Florida's economy need to know that quality fishery habitats are the canaries in the coal mine. [...]

June 10, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

“Habitat is the future of Florida fisheries”

If Florida continues on its path of over-development and toll road expansion, the future of Florida as an outdoor destination is self-limited. [...]

May 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Drain, kill and fill cooperatively thwarted by BTT’s JoEllen Wilson

BTT's quick thinking JoEllen Wilson was able to round up fishing guides, obtain FWC permits and convince a developer to save 60 tarpon [...]

September 25, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust update on habitats

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has made strides so significant in the understanding the flats fisheries that they have worldwide scientific recognition. [...]

September 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: August 3 – 9, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

August 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

White bass, the under-rated fly fishing target

White bass are active early spring spawners. Schools of males migrate upstream to spawning areas as much as a month before females. [...]

March 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Genetics Program – Solving the bonefish mystery

Go fishing for bonefish. And when you catch a bonefish, please collect a fin clip. We’ll provide you with envelopes for saving the fin clips and collecting information like location, date, and bonefish size. [...]

December 14, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Slide

Response: Park’s new management plan draws crossfire

The marine reserve being proposed is supported by science and will have a long-term beneficial impact on the communities that are dependent on recreational fishing access to Biscayne National Park [...]

June 10, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Barracuda, an undervalued gamefish on the decline

Fishermen, fishing guides, and scientists in South Florida and Keys believe the decline in the barracuda population may be due to the unregulated commercial fishing and unregulated recreational harvest [...]

November 21, 2014 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Research: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust needs you to go fishing

In collaboration with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, UMass, Cape Eleuthera Institute, and Fish Conservation Foundation, BTT is launching Bonefish Genetics Program [...]

November 13, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide