Offshore

Massive 649kg Marlin’s Story

abc.net.au reported first – Fishing groups and experts have defended the actions of anglers who landed a nearly 650 kilogram black marlin off Queensland on Friday, saying the majority of catches tagged and released in […]

Digital Mapper Of New York Artificial Reef
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Digital Mapper Of New York Artificial Reef

Check out our new Artificial Reefs Interactive Map to help you plan your next artificial reef fishing or diving trip! The interactive map has coordinates, pictures, and information on each artificial reef site and material […]

CCA Boat Raffles
Inshore

CCA Boat Raffles

Pathfinder, the Official Bay Boat of CCA Florida, has donated another brand new Pathfinder 2200TRS, complete with a 150HP Yamaha motor and aluminum AmeraTrail trailer! Winner will receive a Pathfinder 2200TRS complete with a 150 […]

LIVETARGET Rocks the Mullet
Inshore

LIVETARGET Rocks the Mullet

Question: What do ‘80s-era rock ‘n’ rollers and saltwater predators have in common? Answer: They both love the mullet. Of course, the former is a dated hair style, and the latter is a gaggle of […]

Modern Fish Act Headed to the White House
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Modern Fish Act Headed to the White House

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the Modern Fish Act. Officially known as the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017, the passage is a major victory for the American […]

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Turning the Tide on Trash

Meet Stanley the Striped Bass. This sculpture was made entirely from discarded plastic found along waterways and coastlines. DEC partnered with NOAA’s Marine Debris Program to raise awareness on the impacts of plastic pollution. The U.S. […]

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New Tools to Combat Lionfish in Florida

There is news on the Lionfish removal front. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) awarded $250,000 to five organizations in early 2018 to research and develop innovative methods to remove lionfish from deep […]

Inshore

Striped Bass Reproduction Improving

This year’s heavy rainfall did not seem to hurt spawning striped bass, as scientists in both Maryland and Virginia reported that reproduction for the prized fish was bit above average. The reproduction success of striped […]

Billfish Conservation Act Implemented
Offshore

Billfish Conservation Act Implemented

Recreational fishing organizations and conservationists are applauding NOAA Fisheries Administrator Chris Oliver and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross for implementing the Billfish Conservation Act, signed by President Trump. NOAA Fisheries recently published a Billfish […]

Inshore

Technology used to research and monitor red tide

Scientists at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute provided updates, demonstrated technology used to research and monitor naturally-occurring red tide, and highlighted the innovative public-private partnerships that support […]

Offshore

Spanish Sardine Swimbait

It’s difficult to imagine a more prolific or important saltwater baitfish than the sardine; specifically, the slender, silvery-sided Spanish sardine (Sardinella aurita). Found everywhere from the Pacific to the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea, no […]

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California Modernizes Swordfish Fishery

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill, SB1017, to end commercial drift gillnet fishing and encourage a transition to innovative, more sustainable fishing gear. His action aligns the California swordfish fishery with modern goals for […]

The LIVETARGET Croaker Swimbait
Inshore

The LIVETARGET Croaker Swimbait

The croaker is one of the most abundant fishes in the coastal waters of North America. Owing its name to the loud “croaking” sound it produces by contracting muscles attached to its air bladder, small […]

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Historical Maps Accurately Identify Fish Habitat

  NOAA Fisheries scientists used modern acoustic technology to successfully verify the accuracy of old (1924-2003) maps of the Alaska sea floor and validate their use in managing sustainable fisheries.  Data from spring and summer […]

Hydro Minnow LC Was Debuted At ICAST
Inshore

Hydro Minnow LC Was Debuted At ICAST

This new minnow style bait has been designed to cast long distances and perform well even under the harshest of conditions. The Hydro Minnow LC will be available in two different sizes: 6” and 6-3/4” […]