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From the Head: The Economic Impact of the 2018 South Atlantic Red Snapper Season

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In this episode of From the Head, Sid Dobrin takes a look at the newly released report from the American Sportfishing Association “Economic Contribution of the 2018 Recreational Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic.” FISH ON!  

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From The Head: The Forage Fish Act

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A new bill has been introduced in Congress to help conserve forage fish–what we often call bait fish. Sustainable management of these fisheries has been needed for a long time, and in this From the Head video, Sid Dobrin explains why this is an important bill to support. FISH ON!  

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From the Head: Red Snapper State Management

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Big news for red snapper anglers: the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council—one of the eight councils that represents the National Marine Fisheries Service within NOAA—voted to delegate management authority over recreational red snapper harvest to each of the five Gulf States in federal waters. In this episode of “From the Head,” Sid Dobrin takes […]

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Sportfishing Industry Mourns the Passing of Industry Giant, Darrell Lowrance

The sportfishing industry extends its sincere condolences to the Lowrance family on the passing of Darrell J. Lowrance, founder of Lowrance Electronics, Inc., who brought early technology to recreational fishing with the invention of the first portable sonar “fish finder” – the Fish-Lo-K-Tor – for the average angler. Darrell served as President and CEO of […]

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Popular Size Stella SW Spinning Reels Continue Shimano’s Techology Advancements

When it comes to saltwater fishing, the right reel with the right features plays a big part for a successful day on the water. Shimano’s thorough understanding of this ‘right reel’ is made clear with the new, re-designed Stella SW 8000PG, 8000HG, 10000PG, 14000XG, now being introduced at sports shows from coast-to-coast and soon to […]

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From the Head: Trump Signs MFA

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Check out the latest From the Head video in which Sid Dobrin talks about the signing of the Modern Fish Act into law at the end of 2018. FISH ON!  

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President Trump Signs the Modern Fish Act

      The recreational fishing and boating community is celebrating the enactment of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), which was signed into law by President Trump on December 31. The Modern Fish Act finally recognizes in federal law the differences between recreational and commercial saltwater fishing and adds […]

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U.S. Senate Passes Modern Fish Act

On Monday, December 17, 2018, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed S.1520, the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (Modern Fish Act). The legislation, which would make critical updates to the oversight of federal fisheries, marks a big step forward for America’s angling community and now moves to the U.S. House for final passage. “Today […]

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Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s Bonefish Genetics Study Reveals Connectivity Across the Caribbean

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, the world leader in saltwater flats conservation, has completed a multi-year Bonefish Genetics Study, the results of which provide scientific evidence that the bonefish population across the Caribbean is closely connected. The study, which launched in 2014, involved the collection of genetic samples from bonefish in multiple locations spanning the region. […]

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WEST MARINE LAUNCHES NEW “FALL FOR FISHING” CONTEST

West Marine, the world’s top boating, fishing and sailing retailer, announced today the launch of its “Fall For Fishing” photo contest, Oct. 1 to Oct. 27. The contest is part of West Marine’s commitment to providing products and services that equip anglers to make the big catch. Participants are encouraged to enter the contest by […]

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New Product Introduction: Two New Surf Rod Series from Lamiglas

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Premium fishing rod produces Lamiglas has added two new approaches to surf rods to their catalog. In this video, rod designer Sean Kearney introduces us to the new GSB Surf Rod Series and the newly revamped SuperSurf2G Pro Series. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has not field-tested […]

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New Product Introduction: LiveTarget’s Commotion Mullet

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In 2017, LiveTarget won Best New Saltwater Soft Body Lure at the Icast New Product Showcase with the introduction of their Hollow Body Mullet. This year at Icast, Live Target introduces a modified version of the award-winning lure called the Commotion Mullet. In this video Jason South, host of Florida Adventure Quest, introduces us to […]

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New Product Introduction: Aqua-Vu Micro Stealth

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Aqua-Vu, makers of underwater camera systems, introduced the new Micro Stealth 4.3 at Icast 2018. The viewing screen on this system fits in the palm of your hand and features hi-res, crystal-clear video. In this video, Ben from Aqua-Vu introduces us to the new Micro Stealth, as well as some other great stuff from Aqua-Vu. […]

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New Product Introduction: Seaguar Lines and Leaders

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Since 1966, anglers have relied on Seaguar lines and leaders. Now, Seaguar is changing the way they deliver their tried-and-true lines to us, and they introduced a new Gold Label, providing the thinnest, yet strongest leader materials they’ve made to date. At Icast 2018, Seaguar’s own Dave Rose introduced the Inventive Fishing crew to new […]

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New Product Introduction: Hobie Guardian

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If you’re a kayak angler, then you probably know about Hobie’s industry-leading angling kayaks. At Icast 2018, Hobie unveiled a new system for integrating and protecting transducers called Guardian, which is a retractable mounting plate for transducers. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has not field-tested the product […]

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New Product Introduction: Cuda Brand Professional Shears and Pliers

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Let’s face it, Cuda brand tools are designed for the saltwater angler. Bassmaster Elite Series angler and Cuda Pro Staffer Bobby Lane took some time at Icast 2018 to introduce Inventive Fishing to two new Cuda offerings:  Cuda’s Titanium Non-Stick Shears and Cuda’s Professional Pliers. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes […]

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New Product Introduction: LiveTarget Croaker Swimbait

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Last year LiveTarget Introduced their Swim Bait Series, and this year they have expanded the swim bait catalog to include a croaker imitator.  At Icast 2018, Jason South of Florida Adventure Quest took some time to introduce us to the new addition to the swim bait series. This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for […]

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New Product Introduction: LiveTarget Fleeing Shrimp

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LiveTarget has delivered some incredibly life-like artificial shrimp in recent years. This year at ICAST 2018 in Orlando, Florida, they added to their shrimp offerings by introducing the Fleeing Shrimp a soft body, shrimp imitator that is rigged from the tail to mimic a fleeing shrimp on the retrieve. The lure took top honors at […]

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New Product Introduction: Savage Gear’s Mack Stick and Swim Squid

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Mads Grosell of Savage Gear has earned a reputation as an innovator in contemporary lure design. His focus on realism and 3D design has elevated him to the top of the industry, with many awards to his credit. This year at ICAST 2018, Mads took the time to introduce us to two new offerings in […]

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New Product Introduction: Lamiglas Inshore Rods

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Premiere rod manufacturer Lamiglas introduced some great new inshore fishing rods at ICAST 2018. In this video, Lamiglas rod developer Sean Kearney introduces us to a few of the new models in this series. Check out the video! This Inventive Fishing New Product Introduction is for informational purposes only. Inventive Fishing has not field-tested the […]

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