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Have you ever wondered how the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries came up with the data  and statistics they use to regulate Tar Heel fisheries?  Have you ever questioned their data and wanted to become involved to be sure the data is correct?  Well, there is an opportunity available and the DMF will be training all current and prospective...
Shimano staffers joined a team of CCA SC volunteers last July in an oyster bed restoration task in Charleston, S.C., not considerably from Shimano’s fishing division places of work in Ladson.
LADSON, S.C. — As a gift to commemorate the now extra than 50 years Shimano has experienced a presence in the United States — and the 40-12 months anniversary of Shimano-branded deal with currently being offered by fishing dealers nationwide— the business is generating big economical contributions to support the advocacy initiatives of leisure fishing teams in places in which...
Scientist Seeks to Advance Longline Research
NOVA Southeastern University Scientist and assistant professor, David W. Kerstetter, who received a federal Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) in 2017 to conduct longline research in Florida’s east coast closed zone, has submitted an application for a new EFP, but this time without including the university. In 2017, Dr. George L. Hanbury, NSU’s president, halted Kerstetter’s project when advised by TBF...
TBF’s 2017 Tag & Release Competition Winners
Each year The Billfish Foundation recognizes the best of the best in the billfishing community to acknowledge the significant effort they contribute to our Tag & Release Program and billfish conservation. Since its inception in 1990, the program has grown to accrue nearly 240,000 tag and release records to become the largest private billfish tagging database in the world....
The Billfish Foundation (TBF) was founded in 1986 with a mission of conserving billfish worldwide by the late Winthrop P. Rockefeller along with Dr. Eric Prince and a group of fifty founding members. TBF’s keystone program, the traditional tagging program, was begun in 1990. Today, it has grown to be the largest international billfish tagging program in the world. TBF’s...

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Fishermen School Congress on Possible Impacts of Pebble Mine

In a recent hearing of the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment, expert witnesses testified in opposition to the Pebble Mine project proposed...