“A simple matter of fairness,” says U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) in describing the bombshell bill labeled the Offshore Fairness Act that he introduced into the Senate on Wednesday, April 10.
If you think you’re upset at the idea of commercial fishermen slicing off the fins of living sharks and then dumping their helpless bodies overboard to sink to the bottom, what you’re about to read here will really piss you off.
In an unprecedent joint letter, four governors cite “irretrievably broken” federal management
What does the tiny Pacific-island nation of Palau understand that lawmakers in California just can’t seem to grasp?
Concerns are growing over invasive lionfish, those uninvited reef squatters from the Pacific, along the entire U.S. Southeast. Not much eats ‘em, but they eat just about anything and everything they can suck into their gullets. They reproduce prolifically and grow quickly; fisheries biologists worry that they’ll take over many areas. But I’ve thought for a long time that one predator should be eating ‘em up: us. Homo sapiens. Anglers like you ‘n me.
The state joins Louisiana and Texas in allowing anglers a season longer than that proposed by NOAA Fisheries, the shortest ever for the species.
A new report shows the greatest jump in sea surface temperatures measured.
Spring migrations promise the year’s best sight-cast fishing
The Remarkable Productivity of Louisiana’s Calcasieu Lake Promises Fast Action and Satisfaction for Inshore-Slam Seekers
Families Find Fast Fishing, a Wealth of Outdoor Activities, and Comfortable Accommodations in This Scenic Coastal Village