Tarpon and Bonefish to be Catch-and-Release Only beginning September 1

Two premier recreational fisheries will soon have new protections in place, a measure aimed at ensuring that tarpon and bonefish’s economic and fishing value remain for generations to come. Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) and bonefish (Albula vulpes) become catch-and-release only fisheries beginning September 1, 2013. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved these proactive management […]

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