Advocacy has become one of the most important aspects of the saltwater angler’s public life. In this episode of From the Head, Sid Dobrin talks about the dangers of stagnation in fisheries policy advocacy. FISH ON!
Biscayne Bay, Biscayne National Park, fish, Fishing, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, Marine Protection Area, MPA, Nelson, Ros-Lehtinen, Rubio
Inventive Fishing presents the latest installment of From the Head. This episode looks closer at the National Park Service’s decision to close parts of Biscayne National Park to recreational fishing and the role of the dive industry in these decisions. FISH ON!
Biscayne Bay, Biscayne National Park, Closures, fish, Fishing, Fishing Closures, Florida, National Park Service, Regulations
From the American Sportfishing Association: A joint Congressional hearing delved into concerns raised by members of the recreational fishing community, as well as other stakeholders, about the National Park Service’s recent decision to close over 10,000 acres of Biscayne National Park to recreational fishing. The hearing entitled, “Restricted Access at Biscayne National Park and Implications […]
Biscayne Bay, Biscayne National Park, Closures, fish, Fishing, Florida, House of Representatives, National Park Service
Inventive Fishing’s series “From the Head” provides commentary about issues relevant to recreational saltwater sport fishing, marine conservation, and fisheries policy. FISH ON!
Biscayne Bay, Biscayne National Park, fish, Fishing, Fishing Closures, Florida, Marine sanctuaries, National Park Service, Ros-Lehtinen, U.S. House of Representatives Committee of Natural resources
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen introduced the Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act (H.R. 3310) with the bipartisan support of 30 House colleagues. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Carlos Curbelo are among 18 members of the Florida congressional delegation to have cosponsored H.R. 3310. This bill would ensure that federal and state agencies collaborate in the development […]
Biscayne Bay, Closures, fish, Fishing, Florida, National Park Service
Today, the National Park Service announced its final General Management Plan (GMP) for Biscayne National Park. Despite commitments made by Biscayne National Park officials to work with stakeholders and the state of Florida to explore less restrictive options, the GMP includes a marine reserve, eliminating fishing and severely restricting boating in over 10,000 acres of […]
Yes, indeed, there are a lot of bonefish waving their silver flags in Biscayne Bay right now, and we can’t think of a better place to be. Bones have been tailing and pushing water around the southern parts of the bay for the last few days. The fish seem most active when the higher tides […]