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Tag Archives: Saltwater Fishing

New ‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Event Offers Same Fishing Fun Plus Kayaking

New ‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Event Offers Same Fishing Fun Plus Kayaking

The popular sport of kayak fishing will be part of the next “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” seminar, hosted March 9-10 at the Matlacha Community Park, 4577 Pine Island Road N.W., Matlacha, which is just offshore of Fort Myers. The event is held in conjunction with the Florida Fish and Wildlife…


A new, larger more accessible aluminum fishing pier has replaced the old wooden fishing pier at Steamboat Landing on Edisto Island

New Fishing Pier Dedicated Feb. 8 at Steamboat Landing on Edisto Island, S.C.

A new, larger more accessible aluminum fishing pier has replaced the old wooden fishing pier at Steamboat Landing on Edisto Island, with funding from the Saltwater Recreational License through a grant from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. A grand opening ceremony will be held at the new pier…


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Louisiana Women in the Wild Test Fishing Skills in Grand Isle

Participants in the 2nd Annual Louisiana Women in the Wild Program were able to test their fishing skills during two June weekend trips to Grand Isle presented by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF’s) and Cabela’s. Thirty ladies, chosen by lottery drawing, experienced a variety of saltwater fishing…


Boca Grande Pass Fishing Under Seasonal Conservation Measures

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers that seasonal conservation measures regulating the use of fishing gear in Boca Grande Pass for the next three months took effect April 1. These rules apply each year during the height of the tarpon fishing season in the pass. The measures…


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Register Now for Women’s Surf Fishing Workshop in New Jersey

The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is offering a one-day women’s surf fishing clinic on October 1 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park, NJ. No prior surf fishing experience is needed. Registration is open to women at least 18 years old. Participants…


Near shore artificial reefs build fish habitat, coastal economy

Reefing operations began in Port Mansfield last week in a joint project between the Coastal Conservation Association, Habitat Today for Fish Tomorrow and Texas Parks and Wildlife. Over 4,000 concrete culverts will be deployed about seven nautical miles offshore from Port Mansfield. These artificial forms will join 800 other culverts…


New York DEC to Reopen 2,500 Acres of Shellfishing Areas

Area Had Been Closed for over 40 Years Citing the positive results of sanitary surveys, water quality monitoring and shellfish tissue testing, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today announced the reopening of shellfish harvesting areas in approximately 2,500 acres of outer Hempstead Harbor, Nassau…


Poachers Sentenced for Trafficking Abalone in Bay Area

An abalone poacher and restaurant owner have both been convicted and fined for engaging in the illegal sale of sport-caught abalone. Two state agencies, the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) and California State Parks (CSP), worked together with the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office to investigate the case…


Beachgoers can help biologists learn about spawning horseshoe crabs

This spring, mating horseshoe crabs will gather at sandy beaches throughout the state. Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute need help from the public to identify horseshoe crab spawning areas. The best time to find spawning horseshoe crabs is around high…


Newsletter Identifies Things Every Coastal Recreational Fisherman Should Know

MOREHEAD CITY – Every coastal recreational fisherman should understand how to fish in an ethical manner. Every coastal recreational fisherman should know the latest size and bag limits and fishing seasons. The Spring 2011 edition of Fish Eye News focuses on these matters with articles that show the most responsible…