The subject of shark predation comes up frequently in conversation these days. Many people believe that because of increased conservation measures like bans on finning, shark populations have grown beyond where they should be. Others believe shark diving operations, which often attract the sharks by feeding them, have taught the
The Billfish Foundation, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022”The Billfish Foundation (TBF) primarily focuses on billfish and other highly migratory species, including swordfish and tunas. "Sharks do not fall within our primary mission, however the current excessive shark depredation demands that TBF address the problem, otherwise billfish and many other species being
In March 2021, FWC sent an online survey to saltwater fishing stakeholders to learn more about interactions with marine predators during fishing activities. Stakeholders had 12 days to take the survey (March 15-26).The survey was 17 questions long and took about 3-5 minutes to complete. At the start of the
Sharks tend to dominate headlines. Whether it's the sharknado, baby shark, the Shark brand of vacuums, or shark attacks, sharks have a way of grabbing our attention. These days, not only is there Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, but we have great white sharks with satellite tracking tags that
DECEMBER 13, 2018 FISHING WIRE -
Beginning January 1, 2019, all Atlantic highly migratory species tournaments will be required to submit catch summaries.
An Atlantic highly migratory species (HMS) tournament is a tournament that awards points or prizes for catching Atlantic highly migratory species (i.e., swordfish, billfish, sharks and/or tunas). All