Recreational anglers have scored a small but significant victory towards correcting Gulf red snapper allocation.
During its August meeting, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council voted to increase the recreational red snapper allocation from 49% to 51.5% of the annual total allowable catch. The Council recommendation now goes to the
Limited harvest for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1
The recreational harvest season for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1 statewide. Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World.
While the fishery is already more than 90
Ft. Walton Beach, FL: Mojo Sportswear, the hottest and fastest-growing apparel brand in the marine industry, recently announced the formation of their Pro Purchase program for members of the marine industry professional community.
The Mojo Pro Purchase program is a way for professional captains, guides, deckhands, tournament anglers, tour and dive
Aug. 26, 2015
Captain Mat Bowman showed his former boss he knows how to catch a grander too! The former deckhand, and now captain of Northern Lights I, caught a 1,309 pound blue marlin just a week after his mentor Capt. Kevin Nakamaru caught a 1,075 pound blue on the Northern
Here are a few Instagram posts that grabbed our attention for the week Aug 24-30, 2015
Aug 26, 2015
Capt. Jason Hallmark, Rise Up, 600 Points
Orange Beach Billfish Classic, 3rd Place, 100 Pts.
Orange Beach Billfish Classic, Heaviest Marlin, 500 Pts.
Home Port: Destin, FL
Boat/Power: 54-foot Viking/MANs, 1,550hp ea.
Wins to Date: Heaviest Marlin/3rd Place Overall, Orange Beach Billfish Classic, 600 Points
Tackle: For trolling, Penn International 80s spooled with Sufix hi-vis
August 26, 2015 Hull 59 - 64' Builder's Choice built by Jarrett Bay is getting close to completion.
The windows are installed and the black mask is ready to be painted as the final touches are being completed throughout the boat including the salon settee and mezzanine seating along with cabinetry
Check out Piece of Work mate Johnny McIntyre making this Bermuda blue get jiggy with it. Don't forget to send us your wire vids! Everyone loves a good tug.
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August 30, 2015
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. A last minute catch landed Pescador the Top Boat prize in the 43rd annual USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament (ABMT). The team, led by Stephen Deckoff, Sr., the St. John, USVI-based owner/angler of the 60-foot Rybovich, scored five blue marlin releases in the two-day
A rare longfin mako shark satellite-tagged near Cuba recently "phoned home" off the U.S. Atlantic coast, say Mote Marine Laboratory scientists and colleagues who tagged the mako during the first-ever expedition to satellite-tag sharks in Cuban waters.
The shark was tagged on Feb. 14 offshore of Cojimar in northern Cuba, during