Florida Seeks to Improve Data Collection on Reef Fish
Anglers will be surveyed to obtain more accurate data on the economically important species.
FSU will use donated Skeeter to study Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Apalachicola Bay was the Gulf’s leading producer of oysters before the oil spill.
Senate introduces bipartisan companion bill to Descend Act
Sportfishing community lauds bipartisan effort to conserve Gulf reef fish.
B.A.S.S. and Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation partner on conservation
A CSF legislator summit also focused on Asian carp.
Commission approves reduction in striped bass catch limits
The recreational fishing community lauds the action to address striped bass population declines.
Commission finds foreign company accountable for violating fishing rules
Omega Protein said it would exceed limits for Chesapeake Bay menhaden.
FWC seeks input on Biscayne National Park fishing regulations
The state will take feedback and return with a draft rule package.
Sportfishing and boating community calls for reductions of striped bass harvests
Reducing mortality by 18 percent is necessary to conserve and rebuild striped bass population.
Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation to honor Nova Southeastern University president
The foundation also celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Guy Harvey Research Institute.
FWC seeks anglers’ help gathering red snapper data along Florida’s east coast
Researchers will take samples of the fish to determine their ages.
Canadian company targets critical forage fish in Atlantic and Gulf
TRCP: Omega Protein’s reduction fishing of menhaden accounts for 80 percent of the coast-wide catch.