When Manatees Attack

When Manatees Attack

By Jennifer Earl        When Manatees Attack!!! As the owner of an airboat tour company, Mandy Egner has had her fair share of close encounters with sea creatures — both small and large. But during a snorkeling excursion in Crystal River over the weekend, the Florida woman said she had a “once in a lifetime experience” she’ll never forget. While swimming amongst a…

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Fisherman criticized for 1400 pound marlin catch

Fisherman criticized for 1400 pound marlin catch

Fisherman criticized for 1400 pound marlin catch A fisherman in Australia has been skewered online after reeling in a 1,431 pound black marlin off the coast of Queensland last week. Angler Rob Crane reportedly snagged the giant fish north of Fraser Island, which died during the struggle. “EPIC Fish caught off the top of Fraser Island just weight at our Urangan Marina Hervey…

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What is a pescatarian diet?

What is a pescatarian diet?

What is a pescatarian diet? By Cathleen Crichton-Stuart Reviewed by Katherine Marengo LDN, RD A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight the best types of fish … In the pescatarian diet, a…

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Florida’s red tide blamed for lousy stone crab season

Florida’s red tide blamed for lousy stone crab season

An unusually long toxic algae bloom, also known as the red tide, is likely to blame for a shortage of stone crabs (a popular delicacy during the holiday season) in Florida this year. Specifically, certain areas along the gulf coast — such as Everglades City — have been impacted by the shortage. One seasoned fisherman there, Rick Collins, recently told The New York…

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How to Properly Skin & Butcher Alligator 

How to Properly Skin & Butcher Alligator 

How to Properly Skin & Butcher Alligator How to Properly Skin & Butcher Alligator: You will need a steady table at a comfortable height, good lighting, a sharp knife and sharpener, a scraper and salt to get started. You can learn “How to clean, fillet, debone and skin an alligator” by watching the Florida Sportsman – Seminar Series video at…

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Snook Fishing Techniques Sarasota Florida

Snook Fishing Techniques Sarasota Florida

Snook Fishing Techniques Sarasota Florida The Best Ways to Catch Snook– A Worthy Adversary The Best Ways to Catch Snook in Sarasota Florida Saltwater Fishing Shores Snook Fishing Techniques Sarasota Florida: Snook is definitely among the most pursued, however, least captured game fish in Sarasota Florida waters. These deserving foes have an extreme personality just like that of a Largemouth…

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Snook to Reopen in Bradenton Gulf Waters

Snook to Reopen in Bradenton Gulf Waters

Snook to Reopen in Bradenton Gulf Waters  Article by Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Snook to reopen in Bradenton Gulf waters: The recreational harvest season for one of Bradenton Florida’s premier fish, snook, reopens March 1, 2017 in Florida’s Gulf of Mexico state and adjacent federal waters, including Everglades National Park and Monroe County. The season will remain open…

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Sarasota Fishing Charter Snapper

Sarasota Fishing Charter Snapper

Sarasota Fishing Charter Snapper Fishing Sarasota Fishing Charter Snapper Fishing Takes a Hit With Super-Short Season This article originally appeared in Outdoor Life. By David A. Brown Usually, setting a record in the fishing world is a good thing; a bragging rights moment that makes people happy in a high-5 sort of way. Sadly, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

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