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The 64th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show closed out an exciting weeklong event of boating and yachting excitement. With an impressive lineup of yachts, exhibitors, and experts, FLIBS drew the global marine industry to the city of Fort Lauderdale!
The Northern Pikeminnow Sport-Reward program pays anglers in the Pacific Northwest handsomely. During the 2023 season, one angler made $107,800 in bounties from the program by catching and registering 10,755 pikeminnows from the Columbia and Snake River drainages.
Check out some great pics from day two at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. This event goes on through the weekend. October 25th through the 29th!
Tarpon Research Opens New Understanding of Iconic Gamefish
Taugzilla is what they’re calling the new Connecticut catch-and-release state record. Angler Aiden Cole caught this 36-inch, 25.78-pound tautog aboard the Melissa Ann with Capt. Luke Wiggins in the Thames River using green crab as bait. The big fish was later released after being weighed and measured.
It’s no secret that the Louisiana coast is an inshore angler’s dream. A seemingly endless tangle of interconnected waterways, with big salt lakes, canals, grass, oysters and mud flats make the bayous south of New Orleans the No. 1 destination in the world for redfish.
The water temperatures are starting to cool and there’s plenty of red drum, flounder and big seatrout in our bays and creeks. Indeed, it’s my favorite time of year to fish around here
For anglers, this is a great opportunity to fish new waters. If you have never been, try Andros, the Exumas, Long Island, Bimini, Acklins Island, Crooked Island, Mayaguana, Inagua or many other fantastic destinations throughout The Bahamas.
Just Right, a 56 Viking run by Capt. Robbie Brown, rallied on the final day of competition to win the 20th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament. The team released a blue marlin and sailfish on the first day before adding another nine sailfish releases on Saturday, good for 900 points overall and the tournament championship.
Tec diving is obstacle-ridden and humbling, but can reignite a fading passion. It can leave you with a sense of accomplishment and a refined set of diving skills. It grants access to depths beyond recreational limits, where lesser-known shipwrecks and deep reefs lie, waiting to be explored.