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Gov. Scott, FWC add 4 more license-free fishing days to calendar in Florida

TALLAHASSEE – Today, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced four additional license-free fishing days. Governor Scott said, “Florida’s license-free fishing days are the perfect opportunity for people to try, or introduce a friend to, some of the finest fishing in the world. Florida’s recreational…


Atlantic Snook to Close in Florida State, Federal Waters

Atlantic Snook to Close in Florida State, Federal Waters

The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state and federal waters closes June 1. Snook will reopen for harvest in Atlantic federal, state and inland waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, on Sept. 1. Snook remains closed for harvest in Gulf of Mexico state waters, including Everglades National…


Gulf Amberjack Closes in Florida State, Federal Waters June 1st

Gulf Amberjack Closes in Florida State, Federal Waters June 1st

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters closes June 1. Greater amberjack will reopen for harvest in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters Aug. 1. State waters in the Atlantic extend from shore to 3 nautical miles and in the Gulf from…


NYDEC Efforts Pay off for 2013 Summer Flounder Fishing

NYDEC Efforts Pay off for 2013 Summer Flounder Fishing

Season Opens May 1 with Full Season and Lower Size Limit The recreational fishing season for summer flounder will open May 1 and remain open through Sunday, September 29, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The flounder size limit is 19 inches and there is…


North Louisiana Duo Takes Home Top Prize at Louisiana Saltwater Series Redfish Tournament in Lake Charles

John Sloan and Jess Griffith of Shreveport weighed in a two-redfish limit that totaled 13.95 pounds to take home first prize at the Louisiana Saltwater Series tournament in Lake Charles on Saturday.  To win the tournament, which operated out of Calcasieu Point Landing, the duo anchored on a western jetty…


Saltwater Angling a Sign of Coastal Vitality

Saltwater recreational fishing continued to provide important economic benefits to America’s coastal communities in 2008, bringing fishermen to the shore to reel in fish, book spots on charter and party boats, buy bait and tackle, stay in local inns and eat at local restaurants, according to a report issued this…


Federal Agencies Protect More Gulf of Maine Atlantic Salmon

NOAA’s Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today extended Endangered Species Act protection to more Atlantic salmon by adding fish in the Penobscot, Kennebec, and Androscoggin rivers and their tributaries to the endangered Gulf of Maine population first listed in 2000. The decision is part of the…


Anglers’ Legacy! – Florida Leads the Way

“Give a Man a Fish and You Feed Him for a Day; Teach a Man to Fish and You Feed Him for a Lifetime” We Floridians take our fishing seriously. The proof lies in the actions anglers take to ensure a bright fishing future. Between April 1, 2008 and March 31, 2009,…


NOAA Report Shows Rich Diversity Across U.S. Fishing Communities

A new report by NOAA’s Fisheries Service detailing the diverse demographics of 222 American saltwater fishing communities will help the agency design management strategies that will lead to more sustainable fisheries. “Fisheries management depends on an understanding of how people in coastal communities interact with marine ecosystems and how their…


Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative Creates Two New Reefs off Ocean City Coast with Retired New York City Subway Cars

Research Reef and the Isle of Wight Reef Created OCEAN CITY, MD – Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative (MARI) partners including the Ocean City Reef Foundation, MTA New York City Transit, the Town of Ocean City, CCA MD and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), placed 44 retired New York…