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Sailfish Magazine
Edition 2017 | Volume 18

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August 31st, 2017

Bluewater Magazine
Edition 2017 | Volume 125

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August 21st, 2017

Spearfish 25
Edition 2017 | Volume 25

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Recommendations For Atlantic Swordfish Vary By Stock

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September 19th, 2017

Highly migratory species, including tunas and billfish, travel the world’s oceans and traverse national boundaries. Regional fishery management organizations (RFMOs) work at the international level to manage such species, bringing together scientists and policymakers from all nations who have a …

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Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fishery Closes For September

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September 18th, 2017

The Atlantic bluefin tuna General category fishery for large-medium and giant bluefin tuna (73 in. curved fork length or larger) closes September 17, 2017 for the remainder of the month. The National Marine Fisheries Service instituted the closure, effective 11:30 …

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Sailfish Brewery Welcomes TBF At Tag & Release Festival

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September 5th, 2017

Members of The Billfish Foundation team spent a full Saturday at the Sailfish Brewing Co. in Fort Pierce, Florida for Labor Day weekend activities. The brewery hosted a Tag & Release Festival to announce the new can for its Tag …

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TBF Takes Aim At Nova’s Longline Research In Closed Zone

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September 1st, 2017

Nova Southeastern University’s longline research in Florida’s east coast closed zone may damage its reputation for community relations and science. An associate professor from the university was granted an exempted fishing permit to begin longline research in August. The Billfish …

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NMFS Introduces Online Reporting System For Fishing Tournaments

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August 31st, 2017

An online reporting system will now be available for highly migratory species (HMS) fishing tournaments in the Atlantic Ocean, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced this week. HMS tournament operators are required to register with NMFS whether targeting sharks, tunas, …

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InTheBite Magazine Presents Captain of the Year Award

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August 29th, 2017

One of the last billfishing competitions of the summer, the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament concluded this past weekend in Virginia Beach, VA. The tournament hosted 75 teams this year for three days of fishing. First place went to Capt. Fin …

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Winner of Florida West Coast Bluewater Series Tags Every Billfish

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August 22nd, 2017

The 46th Annual Old Salt Loop Billfish Tournament concluded in Clearwater, Florida this past weekend, wrapping up the Florida West Coast Bluewater Series (FWCBS) as it was the third and final leg of the series. First Place Overall Series Winners …

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Rubio & Nelson Introduce Florida Fisheries Improvement Act

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August 15th, 2017

Earlier this month U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) introduced legislation designed to enhance and protect Florida’s fishery resources and those who rely on them. The Florida Fisheries Improvement Act comes with a number of changes to …

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