Information on Conservation for the Sportsman
LION'S SHARE OF LIONFISH
Wow, this recent video from the waters off Pensacola, Florida leaves no question that lionfish are here to stay. Still it is our duty to eat as many as we can to limit this invader from foreign waters.
CALIFORNIA SCORPIONFISH OR SCULPIN SET TO CLOSE
The CDFW has determined the quota for sculpin is going to be met early, so they are closing the take of them on Nov. 15th.
EVERY HALIBUT COUNTS
Halibut are an Alaskan mainstay and to ensure they stay plentiful, an educational campaign has started to help anglers ensure the survival of the halibut they choose to release.
SPERM WHALES OFF DANA POINT
An amazing video of sperm whales found off Dana Point recently and filmed with the drone from Dana Wharf Whale Watching.
SHARK ENCOUNTER - GREG JACOSKI
Shark encounters are part of Greg Jacoski's job. He is the Director of Operations at the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation. He and Dr. Guy Harvey work hand in hand tagging sharks around the world.
MAKO SHARK MAKES EPIC JOURNEY
Scientist supported by the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, AFTCO Inc. and many other entities are tracking pelagic sharks and gamefish. Technology is allowing new insights into just how far many species travel the oceans.
SCIENTISTS DISCOVER HYBRID SHARKS
A species of shark in Australia has apparently mated with a similar species to create what scientists are calling the first hybrid shark.
U.S. MAY BE NEXT FOR BLUEFIN CLOSURE
As recent as the 18th of July, NOAA has submitted a notice to the Federal Register that petitions for the prohibition of Pacific bluefin tuna in U.S. waters.
BAHAMAS BLUEFIN: GOING BACK IN HISTORY
BD's Ali Hussainy recounts his first hand experience of Costa's rebirth of the Cat Cay Tuna Tournament and the teams chasing giant bluefin across the banks in the Bahamas.
MEXICO CLOSES BLUEFIN TUNA
A sudden and surprising move by the Mexican government, the retention of bluefin tuna in Mexican water is closed for the remainder of 2014.