Friday, September 22, 2017

 
ACQUISITIONS
C-MAP, a leading supplier of digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping solutions, today announced the acquisition of i-Sea AS, a technology and consulting company focused on the marine sector.

CLINICS
If you're a fly fishing beginner — or you've never tried it before — the Division of Wildlife Resources is holding a free clinic in Price you won't want to miss.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a Women's Saltwater Fishing Clinic in Ocala on Sept. 30.

EVENT
If you're looking for a fun family event, the Village of Pecos is having its first annual Fishing Expo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Monastery Lake, just up the canyon from the village.

EVENTS
Eight free family-focused events are scheduled around the state this Saturday, Sept. 23.

FISHERIES
Many proposed changes to fishing regulations on the White River and North Fork River below Bull Shoals and Norfork Dams may be pushed forward for public review in the next month, thanks to spirited conversations and debates at two focus groups concerning the latest review of those fisheries management plans.

INDUSTRY
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada Hall of Fame.
Activity and positive energy continued throughout the conclusion of the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) which included networking events, special education sessions, and new product launches.
Crestliner Boats, along with Brunswick Boat Group's freshwater brands, is partnering exclusively with marine accessory manufacturer MarineTech Products to incorporate Panther XPS, a hybrid cable and hydraulic power steering system, into its aluminum boats.

INVASIVE SPECIES
After being notified in early September of small snails in the Gunpowder River, department biologists and species expert Edward Levri confirmed the presence of New Zealand mudsnails (Potamopyrgus antipodarum).

JOBS
This permanent position provides a safe and pleasant environment for recreation activities maintaining and/or operating equipment, systems, grounds, facilities, for park visitors and staff.

MARINE ELECTRONICS
For boaters and anglers using Raymarine Axiom units, the new LightHouse 3.2 operating software update provides numerous enhancements and an even more intuitive, seamless, and fluid user experience.

NATIONAL PARKS
After assessing the Northeast district of Everglades National Park for hazards, the National Park Service has reopened the park's marine areas east of the L-67 Canal and as far south as Buzzards Roost / Grossman's Ridge (commonly known as East Everglades) for private airboating.

ORGANIZATIONS
The Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) announces Lincoln, Nebraska as the destination for its 2018 POMA Business Conference, to be held June 12 - 15, 2018.

RADIO
This week, Dan Small Outdoors Radio features Wisconsin DNR hunting & shooting sports coordinator Keith Warnke, Wisconsin Waterfowl Association executive director Don Kirby, charter captain Dan Welsch and archery expert JC Chamberlin. Dan is at Ballard's Black Island Resort on Lake of the Woods.
Be a part of something special and join host Rob Keck for his amazing show from the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium grand opening celebration in Springfield, Missouri.

SHOWS
Following the impact Hurricane Irma had on local marine businesses, The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) held a last-minute special session to assist marinas and yards affected by the hurricane.

STATES
A substantial decline in wildlife use and habitat quality on Long Lake in Cottonwood County in southwestern Minnesota has prompted the Department of Natural Resources to begin lowering water levels on the lake, located southeast of the city of Westbrook.
For the first time, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) have launched an initiative to highlight a "green light" list of fish species from specific waters that may be consumed without limits.
CPW Fishing is the official fishing app of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, providing you great journaling, learning and scouting capabilities - even with no connection.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) seeks public comment on a request by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to provide a waiver from the state's fish passage requirements at a fish barrier culvert on Bad Banks Creek, located on U.S. Highway 22 at mile post 38.6 in Marion County.
The 2017 recreational bay scallop season will close Sept. 25 in all state waters from the Pasco-Hernando county line to the Suwannee River Alligator Pass Daybeacon 4 in Levy County, and from north and west of Rock Island near the mouth of the Fenholloway River in Taylor County through the westernmost point of St. Vincent Island in Franklin County.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources will hold a public information meeting Sept. 25 to explain to Maui boaters and community the project scope and planned fall schedule for maintenance dredging at Lahaina Harbor and Mala Boat Ramp.
Some of the best fishing of the year can occur in the fall, when fish actively feed to prepare for the coming winter.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USF&WS) today released the final plan outlining projects to restore wildlife habitat and recreation on Onondaga Lake.

TELEVISION
As the crisp air returns and adventurers catch 'buck fever' or seek new 'honey holes' in their favorite fishing outpost,Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network present a new slate of fall programming withoriginal premieres and new episodes from returning series across all three networks beginning on Monday, September 25.
Targeting amberjacks in the Panhandle region with Captain Pat Dineen.
Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network viewers will experience jaw dropping destinations and reel-gripping adventures during the week of September 25–October 1.

TOURNAMENTS
California pro Ish Monroe and Virginia pro Jacob Powroznik both won their matches during Thursday's semifinal round of the Bassmaster Classic Bracket event on Pokegama Lake, Minnesota.

Outdoors Calendar

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Sept. 30 - Oct. 1: IFBBA Tournament at Lake of the Ozarks out of Runaway II Resort, entry $400 per team; www.ifbba.com.

Oct. 14 - Oct. 15: California B.A.S.S. Nation State Team Qualifier #4, Lake Nacimiento, Paso Robles, CA, www.calbn.com

Nov. 17 - Nov. 19: Reel Animals Outdoor Expo and Boat Show, Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa; www.reelanimalsboatshow.com.





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