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Florida Fishing News - Study: Saltwater fishing pumps $16 billion into Florida economy (PensacolaStudy: Saltwater fishing pumps $16 billion into Florida economy (Pensacola News Journal) Sunshine state leads nation in fishing's economic impact Feds create 8 no-fishing zones off Southeast coast (Greensboro News & Record) RALEIGH (AP) - Federal fishery regulators have established no-fishing zones off the southeast United States coast to help protect more than 70 deep-water species. The eight zones were created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . They total 529 square nautical miles and extend from North Carolina to Florida. read more
Florida Fishing News - Feds Create 8 No-Fishing Zones Off Southeast Coast (13 WMAZFeds Create 8 No-Fishing Zones Off Southeast Coast (13 WMAZ Macon) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Federal fishery regulators have established no-fishing zones off the southeast United States coast to help protect more than 70 deep-water species. No-fishing zones created off Carolinas coast (The Charlotte Observer) The South Atlantic's first no-fishing zones to protect deep-water reef fish, including four off the Carolinas, have been created. The eight marine protected areas will cover 529 square nautical miles from North Carolina to Florida, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said today. The action has been debated among fishermen and fisheries officials for more than 16 years.
Florida Fishing News - Taking the Kids to the Florida Keys (New York Times)Taking the Kids to the Florida Keys (New York Times) Hawks Cay Resort in the increasingly family-friendly Florida Keys. FORGET the daily schedule of children s activities that runs the gamut from scavenger hunts to a half-day camp program. Forget the kid-friendly facilities that include a game room, dance floor and basketball court. Peninsula Papagayo Introduces Pacific Americas Newest Waterfront Destination: the World-Class Marina Papagayo (Centre Daily Times) Peninsula Papagayo, the most successful luxury resort brand in Central America today, has opened Phase I of Marina Papagayo - Costa Rica s first luxury port. Phase I includes 180 slips capable of accommodating private watercraft ranging from sport fishing boats to mega-yachts. Upon completion, Marina Papagayo will rival the globe s most desirable ports of call.
Florida Fishing News - The death of common sense in U.S. (The Oklahoman) WASHINGTONThe death of common sense in U.S. (The Oklahoman) WASHINGTON Called to a Florida school that could not cope, police led the disorderly student away in handcuffs, all 40 pounds of her 5-year-old self. In a Solomonic compromise, schools in Broward County, Fla., banned running at recess. Long Beach, N.J., removed signs warning swimmers about riptides, although the oblivious tides continued. The warning label on a 5-inch fishing lure with a ... Bush's Legacy: 'History will serve him well' in Jacksonville (The Florida Times-Union) His charm is a simple one, instinctive almost, a soft touch evolving more from personal values than politics. In winning wide margins of Northeast Florida votes, George W. Bush won hearts. As his days in the White House wind down, a number of Northeast Florida supporters salute him. Those who met him during his stops in Jacksonville liken him to a fishing buddy or an older brother. ... VIEWPOINTS: Don't overlook need for more data on recreational fishing (The News Herald) I read your "Our View" in the Jan. 7 News Herald ("Florida's pole tax") and failed to find any information on the real reason for the National Registry of Anglers. Apparently no one on your staff did very much research on the matter, as if they had found
Florida Fishing News - Warm weather can make for perfect bass fishing (Pensacola NewsWarm weather can make for perfect bass fishing (Pensacola News Journal) Catching bass during the winter months can be a daunting task, but don't think for one second that it's not a great time to look for lunkers. Florida Black Bass Fishing Adventures (PIZZAHEROS) What Are Florida Black Bass? Black bass are a type of largemouth bass. Their particular bass subgroup includes black bass, Florida strain bass and Kentucky bass. By far the Florida strain of black bass grows the fastest and gets the largest. Florida Wins BCS National Championship (KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station) Tim Tebow gave Florida the jolt it needed, and the Gators toughed out a second BCS title in three years.
Florida Fishing News - Parking lot will open doors to Ten Thousand Islands (NaplesParking lot will open doors to Ten Thousand Islands (Naples Daily News) Southwest Florida residents will soon have a new gateway to the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge. A much-needed public parking lot is being built about 2.8 miles east of the intersection of County Road 92 and U.S. 41, a few miles past Collier-Seminole State Park. A boardwalk leading from the parking lot will connect to an existing one-mile hiking trail, which will lead to a new ... Florida Black Bass Fishing Adventures (PIZZAHEROS) What Are Florida Black Bass? Black bass are a type of largemouth bass. Their particular bass subgroup includes black bass, Florida strain bass and Kentucky bass. By far the Florida strain of black bass grows the fastest and gets the largest.
Florida Fishing News - FISH FORECAST: Good trout fishing is close by (Lockport Union-SunFISH FORECAST: Good trout fishing is close by (Lockport Union-Sun & Journal) The water is still discolored in the lower Niagara, but that could change by the weekend. It all depends on what the storm effects will be these last couple of days. Kayak fishing is catching on (Detroit Free Press) You can find kayaks on sale at sporting goods chains, big box stores and even mom-and-pop stores and gas stations. Many are touted as good boats for anglers.
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Florida Fishing News - Feds want Florida to help compile saltwater fishermen's directory (TheFeds want Florida to help compile saltwater fishermen's directory (The News Herald) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is poised to act as "sort of the hammer" to push Florida and several other states to help it create a national registry of recreational saltwater fishermen, said Forbes Darby, the federal agency's South Florida fishing report (Miami Herald) Captain Dave Kostyo of Knot Nancy Charters out of T&T Marina reports that the tarpon are here and feeding heavily on the live shrimp in Haulover Inlet on the outgoing tides.
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