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 18, 2016

Commemorate the USS Oriskany’s Reefing by Diving into History and Nature in the Pensacola Bay Area

News Release By Steve Hayes | Visit Pensacola Visit Pensacola invites adventurers to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the “Great Carrier Reef” Pensacola, Fla. (March 14, 2016) –To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the reefing of the USS Oriskany in May, Visit Pensacola invites explorers of all ages to visit this historic seaport, located […]
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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 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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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 12, 2016

Guy Harvey Research Institute Takes Tracking Sharks to a New Level

By Bradley M. Wetherbee, Ph.D. | Department of Biological Sciences | University of Rhode Island As 2015 ends we can take a few minutes to appreciate some of the things that we’ve done this past year. Take a look at this impressive view of the 2015 locations for sharks tracked by Guy Harvey Research […]
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December 22, 2015

Collector’s Edition – Winter 2011

Meet six scientists funded by the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation who are studying gulf wildlife after the oil spill, see Guy Harvey art never before shown in public, Guy swims with and dispels the notion that voracious tiger sharks are man eaters, read why circle hooks save lives, find out […]
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December 21, 2015

Why We Need to Clean the Ocean’s Garbage Patches

By Boyan Slat | The Ocean Cleanup At The Ocean Cleanup, we’re developing the first feasible method to clean up world’s ocean garbage patches. Five vast areas of Open Ocean, known as the subtropical gyres, act as a trap for ocean plastic. We specifically focus on the North Pacific accumulation […]
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November 20, 2015

Bahamas Youth Network and Dr. Bob Sluka on Long Island trying to get Christians more involved in Marine Conservation

by Ocean Crest Alliance Nicola and Joseph Ierna, Directors of OCA enjoyed a nice evening last night with the Bahamas Youth Network – Long Island Mission 2015. The week long mission is organized by Bob Sluka based in London and locally by Oasis Directors Jan and Gabe Swing. BYN is […]
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November 11, 2015

Guy Harvey Magazine Announces Special Issue Through Partnership with LA Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

  By JJ Waters Louisiana’s rich, natural resources to be featured in Guy Harvey Magazine’s Spring 2016 Issue  Pensacola, FL – Guy Harvey Magazine (GHM), an award winning publication focused on sustainable and responsible fishing, today announced its partnership with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) to create […]
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October 26, 2015

WSRE Public Square Speakers Series Presents Alexandra Cousteau

By Mary Riker | WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast Free Lecture on Preserving and Sustaining a Healthy Earth at WSRE on Nov. 17 PENSACOLA, Fla., October 19, 2015—Alexandra Cousteau advocates the importance of conservation and sustainable management of water in order to preserve a healthy planet. The WSRE Public […]
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