Fishing News


Reel Screamer Wins Bull and Cow » 05/04/2016 - Team Reel Screamer secured the overall win and a $20,000 first-place cash prize at Marathon, Florida's annual Bull and Cow Dolphin Tournament that concluded May 1.

Naples, Fla., team mem...
TBF Rybovich Lifetime Achievement Awards » 05/04/2016 - The Billfish Foundation (TBF), the world’s leading sportfishing conservation organization for marlin, sailfish, spearfish and associated highly migratory fish, is celebrating its 30th Anniversar...
How to Use GPS » 05/04/2016 - It’s an important piece of equipment, able to get boaters safely home, to their favored fishing hole or weekend raft up spot. But if you’ve ever wondered about all of the features and func...
Florida Freshwater Discharge Update » 05/03/2016 - Positive bi-partisan actions by members of Florida's Congressional Delegation the last week of April should help provide some future relief to South Florida's estuaries and the Everglades, according t...
2016 Gulf Red Snapper Opens May 7 » 05/03/2016 - The 2016 recreational red snapper season in Gulf of Mexico Florida waters opens Saturdays and Sundays in May starting May 7. On May 28, the season will open continuously through July 10. The season wi...
Hubbs-SeaWorld To Release 14,000 White Seabass » 05/02/2016 - Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI) will transport from Oceanside and deliver 14,000 cultured white seabass to Catalina Harbor. The fish will be raised and eventually released to restore deplete...
Big Rock Keli Wagner Tourney » 05/02/2016 - With hopes to surpass last year’s record- breaking 96 boats, the excitement is building for the 19th Annual Keli Wagner Lady Angler (KWLA) Tournament held on June 10 and June 11, 2016.
Florida Grouper Season » 04/29/2016 - Anglers targeting grouper in Florida state waters of the Atlantic, including Monroe County, will be able to take home some of their catch starting May 1, when the season for several species reopens to...
Buying Boat Insurance: The Fine Print » 04/28/2016 - As boat owners prep for the season, it’s time to dust off the insurance policy and grab a magnifying glass to read the fine print. Unlike auto or homeowner’s insurance, recreational boat i...
FL Gulf Grouper Changes » 04/28/2016 - NOAA Fisheries has published a final rule changing gag and black grouper recreational management measures in the Gulf of Mexico. These changes include:
  • An increase in the gag recreati...