Fishing News


Conservation Victory at Risk » 08/22/2017 - Longlines are being reintroduced into Florida's East Coast Closed Zone, an area that has been closed to this indiscriminate damaging gear to help billfish populations recover.

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Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series Resumes » 08/22/2017 - After a 7th inning stretch that lasted 4 weeks, the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series returns to the field this Thursday - Saturday with the 31st Big Island Marlin Tournament. 170 teams have competed so...
2017 International Billfish Tournament » 08/22/2017 - One of the top fishing events in the world takes place every year in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with teams from around the world showing up to target blue marlin. The International Billfish Tournamen...
Music Legend Taj Mahal Headlines Benefit » 08/15/2017 - Taj Mahal has paused his international tour with Keb Mo in support of their top Billboard Blues Chart CD “TajMo” to do some marlin fishing on the legendary Kona Coast at the 31st Big Islan...
IGFA Names Nehl Horton President » 08/15/2017 - The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) announced the election of veteran business leader and avid recreational angler Nehl Horton as its new president, effective September 1, 2017. Horton̵...
Simrad GO9 Chartplotter Named Best New Product » 08/15/2017 - The Simrad GO9 display was recognized at the West Marine Very Important Vendor (VIV) Awards presented at this year’s 2017 VIV Conference. The chartplotter was selected as the Best New Product of...
Release Wins Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Tournament » 08/15/2017 - The bite wasn’t on fire for the 28th annual Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament. The record 97 boats competing had to search hard in their efforts to find cooperative fish. Some...
Bad News For Mako Sharks » 08/15/2017 - A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University's Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that t...
Funding for Better Fisheries Management » 08/09/2017 - The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) thanks Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), for includ...
First Annual OBB Wahoo Charity Cup » 08/09/2017 - The 1st annual Old Bahama Bay Wahoo Charity Cup is a new tournament centered around raising money for Leukemia & Lymphoma research and having a great weekend at Old Bahama Bay, West End, Bahamas. ...