March 23, 2016

Researchers, Restaurateurs Tackle Lionfish Problem

By Mike Ensley | UWF Pensacola – While it may be beautiful in a home aquarium, the aggressive and fast-reproducing lionfish is wreaking havoc in the ocean ecosystem and endangering reef habitats. But there might be a way to keep the lionfish in check: by eating it. Researchers and restaurateurs in […]
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March 23, 2016

Calling All Red Drum Anglers. Your Input Needed.

A new red drum stock assessment is complete and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking input from anglers about their experiences with the red drum fishery. We want to know how you think the fishery is doing and what you think of the current bag limits. […]
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March 18, 2016

Don’t Cut the Line! Reel. Remove. Release.

News Release By Karen Parker | FWC It’s a beautiful day and the fishing is good. Suddenly, the line snags on something as the cast is made. A bird is hooked. Don’t panic. There’s a way to get that bird released. “The first thing to know is don’t cut the line,” […]
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March 16, 2016

Mangrove Snapper at the Bridges

By Gary Poyssick If you want to catch your daily limit of Mangrove Snapper — enough to feed the family or put a couple in the freezer for yourself — you simply need to follow the instructions of the people who know how to do it. This article tells you […]
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March 16, 2016

C. Davis Electric Onboard as Presenting Sponsor for Inaugural Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

Press Release By John Bell ISLAMORADA, FL—MARCH 15, 2016— They say the family that fishes together stays together, and for South Florida’s Davis family that tradition also includes supporting the Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival—a June event that will combine fishing, conservation, research and marine science scholarships. Nova Southeastern University […]
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March 16, 2016

Be a Citizen-Scientist: Help FWC Monitor Horseshoe Crabs Spawning on Beaches

News Release By Frank McCloy | FWC A ritual dating back millions of years takes place again this spring on Florida beaches. Spring marks horseshoe crabs’ mating season, and biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) want the public’s help identifying spawning sites. Beachgoers will likely have the […]
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March 15, 2016

America’s Jimmy Houston Changing the World through Fishing

By Captain David M. Rieumont As sure as the sun shines every morning for the last 30 years of my life, so does a true American Icon, “Jimmy Houston.” Jimmy Houston’s title of America’s Favorite Fisherman is definitely true. But his legend and bass-fishing accomplishments pale in comparison with Jimmy Houston […]
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March 9, 2016

Guy Harvey’s Exclusive Designs for “Creative Cans in the Sand” Revealed at Port Canaveral Seafood & Music Festival

Non-profit organization’s initiative encourages beachgoers to dispose of trash responsibly and donates proceeds to benefit local worthy causes LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Guy Harvey, Ph.D., world-renowned artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer recently donated six of his personal designs to the “Creative Cans in the Sand” initiative. The designs were […]
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March 4, 2016

Want to get a firsthand look at NW Florida’s freshwater environments?

By Chris Verlinde Want to get a firsthand look at NW Florida’s freshwater environments? Join the Florida Master Naturalist Program for a hands-on learning experience! Florida Master Naturalist Program Freshwater Systems Training Join Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension agents to learn more about Florida’s natural resources! The Florida Master […]
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March 4, 2016

Stu Apte Auction for Blazing Mako Tournament

By John Bell Auction Announced for Teams Looking to Add Florida Keys Backcounty Fly Fishing Legend Stu Apte for the Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival $10,000 Grand Prize at Stake ISLAMORADA, FL—MARCH 1, 2016— For backcountry anglers looking to improve their odds to win cash, trophies and bragging rights for […]
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March 2, 2016

Guy Harvey Beer in the USA?

By Guy Harvey Magazine’s Online Fisherman   The Cayman Islands Brewery is partnering with artist and conservationist Guy Harvey to raise more money for marine conservation and shark research and to boost the brand’s recognition as the company prepares to launch its White Tip lager in the U.S. market. The […]
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February 24, 2016

Artist and Angler Guy Harvey Offers Hammerhead Fans a Chance to Win an Original Painting

By John Bell “The Bass Master” Valued at $10,000  FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—FEBRUARY 19, 2016— Celebrated marine wildlife artist, conservationist and champion angler, Guy Harvey, is offering fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win an original acrylic painting on canvas, The Bass Master—painted by the renowned artist onsite at the 2015 Bassmaster […]
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February 22, 2016

New Location for “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University at Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge, March 12-13, 2016

By Betty Bauman The Saturday, March 12 educational portion of the “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University will now be held at the Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers hands-on fishing activities, habitat conservation and networking with other anglers on Saturday, […]
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February 18, 2016

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

By David Rainer If regional management of the red snapper fishery in the Gulf of Mexico is going to be realized any time soon, it’s apparently not going to be through the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. The Gulf Council met recently in Orange Beach, Ala., and Amendment 39, […]
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February 16, 2016

Un’Shucking’Believable

How Louisiana’s oyster shells make the incredible journey from reef to table and back to reef. By JJ Waters Imagine looking out your window and a seeing a piece of land the size of a football field disappearing.  Now, imagine a football field vanishing every 45 minutes.  If you live […]
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February 5, 2016

Sailors for the Sea Releases 2016 Ocean Watch Magazine

Turning the Tide, Bold Stories that Signal a Blue Future Sailing, science and stunning photographs create an amazing foundation for understanding ocean health issues and learning how to take action  Newport, Rhode Island (January 19, 2016) – Sailors for the Sea, the leading conservation organization that engages, educates, inspires and activates the […]
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February 1, 2016

Things You Should Know About Guy Harvey and Recreational Anglers

1)  Guy grew up fishing in Jamaica and is a lifelong recreational angler.  2) In the past 40 or more years, recreational anglers have been the true marine conservationists. Catch and release practices among recreational anglers is a growing trend, not to mention that anglers have strict regulations they follow. […]
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January 15, 2016

The Power of T

By GHM Staff Perhaps no one knew the awesome power of a T-shirt until the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. After we all learned that the well couldn’t be capped quickly and would flow freely for months, the Gulf Coast region went into shock. The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation shifted into […]
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