Archive | August, 2015

No hyperbole here: Straight talk from sportsmen on Clean Water Rule

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With all the recent talk about Clean Water Act jurisdiction and the unceasing congressional attacks on a rule that protects wetlands and headwater streams, what seems to be getting lost is the message from hunters and anglers on the ground. Sportsmen care about clean water as much as anyone, and we’re the first to stand […]

Juvenile Tarpon Showing Up In Coastal South Carolina

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The boys are back in town! The first crop of 2015 juvenile tarpon has now reached South Carolina shores! These little guys started showing up in tidal marsh pools near Georgetown during sampling sessions by Bonefish and Tarpon Trust collaborators at University of South Carolina, which indicates that juvenile and larval tarpon are recruiting in mid-summer […]

Recreational pelagic fishing & economic opportunity on Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

Credit to Chase Offield

A report of the results from a socio-economic report conducted by The Billfish Foundation and members of Club de Pesca de Cartegena, Colombia, has been accepted for presentation at the 2015 American Fisheries Society Conference.  The acceptance of this non-traditional fish science report illustrates that more people in fisheries academia and professional societies are becoming aware and […]