South Florida's Fisheries Felt "Nuclear Winter"

February 1, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust just republished this commentary by Steve Huff, who fishes hundreds of days in the Ten Thousand Islands out of his home in Everglades city and witnessed first-hand what he describes as a catastrophe for most south Florida gamefish stocks.
“Rather than name all the fish species that were affected, it is easier to name the few that survived. Redfish, black drum, trout and sheephead must be very hardy as they are still functioning. Everything else from snook to sawfish, tarpon to tadpoles, went through the nuclear winter.”