New N.C. State Record Gag Grouper
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New N.C. State Record Gag Grouper

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries has certified a new state record for gag grouper. Breece Gahl reeled in the 47-pound, 6-ounce fish while fishing in the Atlantic Ocean 30 miles off Wrightsville Beach. The […]

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Four IGFA Hot Catches For June

New IGFA world record applications have recently been submitted for an enormous Atlantic halibut from Norway, a massive Pacific black snook from Panama, a broomtail grouper from Ecuador, and an exotic species of grouper from […]

Attention all lionfish hunters
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Attention all lionfish hunters

Attention all lionfish hunters: The 2017 Lionfish Challenge begins tomorrow, May 20, on Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day. Remember to register online at MyFWC.com/Lionfish or sign up in person at the Lionfish Removal and Awareness […]

NOAA Online Species Guide
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NOAA Online Species Guide Is Now Available

NOAA Online Species Guide – NOAA Fisheries currently manages red snapper, ten grouper and three tilefish species under the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper and Grouper-Tilefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) programs. An online IFQ species […]

Giant Mississippi Record Lionfish Caught
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Giant Mississippi Record Red Lionfish Caught

Mississippi Sun Herald Reported First. Each time the Commission on Marine Resources certifies a new fishing record it releases a photo of the lucky angler with his or her prize catch. Ocean Springs resident Elijah […]

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Three IGFA Hot Catches – February 2017

New world IGFA record applications have recently been submitted for an impressive payara on fly from Colombia, a huge yellowtail from Japan, and a giant trevally for a Junior Angler from Australia. Meads’ Giant Trevally […]

Not All Soft Fishing Baits are Plastic
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Not All Soft Fishing Baits are Plastic

When I’m fishing for redfish, trout and the other saltwater inshore fish I find live shrimp or frozen pogies are typically “one fish” baits. That is, the fish strikes and the bait is lost. Doesn’t […]

Humans and Humpbacks of New York
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Humans and Humpbacks of New York

A message from John Bullard, Regional Administrator of the NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Region. Very few animals can create a sudden interest in wildlife conservation and stewardship the way whales can. These marine mammal ambassadors […]

Deep Thinking In Fall
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Deep Thinking In Fall

Want to catch more fish? Spend more time with your depth finder! A modern LCD depth finder is good for a lot more than just showing water depth. It is one of the most important […]

Fifth Annual Ocean Reef Beach Festival
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Fifth Annual Ocean Reef Beach Festival

Celebrate the Ocean Lifestyle — And learn about the preservation of the resources that make it possible. When: December 3rd, 2016   Where: Pelican Beach Park, Satellite Beach   Open to public, free admission. What: Florida’s best […]

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Vancouver Aquarium’s Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up

Title: E95 Vancouver Aquarium’s Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up Description: Kate Le Souef, manager of the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up at the Vancouver Aquarium, speaks with Lawrence about the importance of engaging volunteers in positive actions […]

Share the Shore with Beach-Nesting Birds
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Share the Shore with Beach-Nesting Birds

Waterbird nesting season is underway along the coast, and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and ODU encourages coastal visitors to give nesting birds a wide berth when enjoying beach activities. Nesting is happening from Maine […]

Five IGFA Hot Catches – June 2016
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Five IGFA Hot Catches – June 2016

IFGA Record Watch. World record applications have recently been submitted for an exotic freshwater snapper, a huge alligator gar on fly, a Junior record for European bass, and two impressive light tackle catches on blue […]

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Blue Fish Radio: Orca Whales Up Close and Personal

Listen to this edition of Blue Fish Radio at this link https://goo.gl/ZEbQVX. Twenty years observing Orcas gives this whale watch boat captain and owner of Island Adventures remarkable insights about Whales on the west coast. Listen […]

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Targeting Spotted Seatrout

As we move into mid-April, the seatrout are coming out of the deeper canals and channels and moving towards the shallow water grass flats to spawn. From now through early June, you’ll not only find […]

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First Stripers of Spring

The water might be cold, but the bass are feeding. Here’s how to catch them. March might come in like a lion, but slowly warming waters are triggering striped bass to awaken from their winter […]