Amberjack Harvest Closes June 1 in Florida Gulf State Waters

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack in Gulf of Mexico state waters closes June 1 and will remain closed through July 31, reopening Aug. 1. Seasonal harvest closures help conserve Florida’s valuable greater amberjack populations and improve these fisheries for the future. Learn more about recreational fishing at by clicking on “Saltwater” and “Recreational […]

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Lots to Celebrate in Southern North Carolina!

Talk about a winter hot spot: the word we’re getting from southern North Carolina is that there’s a lot of great fishing going on. Near shore, anglers are reporting great catches of black sea bass, especially to about 20 miles out along near shore reefs. Near shore anglers are also reporting gag grouper and a […]

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South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Meeting in Charleston

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will be meeting starting today in Charleston, South Carolina at the Charleston Marriott. The meeting will run through Friday and will include two public comment sessions one at 5:30 on Wednesday, September 18 and one at 4:30 on Thursday, September 19. The agenda for this meeting includes: •modifying the […]

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Kings, Kings, Kings

We’re hearing from Saltwater Nation Anglers along the southern parts of North Carolina that king mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla) action has been great this past week and looks to be hot over the labor day weekend. We’ve heard from a number of anglers who have been catching kings from area piers. Likewise, we’re hearing about kings […]

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Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo Begins Today!

The Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo kicked off today and will run through Saturday, July 28, 2013. The Rodeo is the oldest fishing tournament in the United States, having been first held in 1928, making this the 91st running of the tournament. The tournament is run out of the Sand Dollar Marina off Louisiana Highway One. While tarpon […]

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