The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has decided the “new and improved” tarpon jig that turned up recently in Boca Grande Pass isn’t that at all: it’s illegal. And law enforcement officers have been instructed to treat it as such.
If you practice catch and release, make sure that you are in fact, releasing the fish unharmed. Check out tips and techniques from The Catch and the Hatch.
The binational agreement between the U.S. and Mexico, known as Minute 319, is a commitment to deliver environmental flow levels for the Colorado River Delta and sustainable water releases from Morelos Dam. A recent piece by Jennifer Pit on National Geographic’s NewsWatch highlights some of the individuals, conservation groups and government agencies that made it possible.