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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE
No Wires on President’s Day Holiday
In observance of the federal President’s Day holiday we will not be publishing any services on Monday, February 17. We resume our normal distributions on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
COLLEGIATE FISHING
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Secret Lures will continue to support the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and Association of Collegiate Anglers.
CONSERVATION
The St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board today approved an interlocal agreement with Brevard County for a project that will capture thousands of pounds of nutrients annually before they can reach the Indian River Lagoon and will restore clean water to the St. Johns River.

Helping hands are needed to assist in building a series of oyster shell bars at MacDill AFB on the mornings of March 5, 6, 19, & 20.
CONTESTS
The Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art Contest has partnered with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, which conducts scientific research and hosts educational programs aimed at conserving the marine environment, to recognize the contest winner with the Guy Harvey Award, named for the world-renowned artist, scientist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey.
ENFORCEMENT
The ice angler was interviewed and told a Game Warden the fish was caught through the ice on Lake Champlain but despite not knowing what it was, he brought it home.

EVENTS
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is getting ready for the 73 rd annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival in New Orleans City Park on Saturday, March 28.
FISHERIES
Crews from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources this winter helped expand fish habitat with recycled materials in Cunningham Falls State Park’s Hunting Creek Lake.
Researchers at North Carolina State University’s Center for Marine Science and Technology, or CMAST, have been studying the fate of released fish, called discards, to more accurately estimate death rates from fishing and to improve survival of discards.

GEAR
The New Extra-Large 30-Quart Frabill Magnum Bait Station is unlike any other portable live well.
INDUSTRY
The new lightweight outboard combines a 15-inch shaft with a high-thrust gearcase and new Spirfire XP 4-blade propeller ideal for shallow water operation.
The show will host the US premiere of two new Torqeedo products, a solar-electric cruising yacht and emission-free runabouts by Canadian Electric Boat Company and Zin Boats.
INTERNSHIPS
Estuary EDventures is seeking interns to assist with our summer camp program on Tampa Bay, serving students ages 6-15.
MARINE ELECTRONICS
Delivering vital weather and fishing information to Lowrance HDS LIVE and HDS Carbon, Simrad NSS evo3 and NSO evo3, and B&G Zeus3 and Zeus3 Glass Helm systems, the WM-4 Satellite Weather Receiver offers up-to-date, detailed weather forecasts, weather radar, lightning, storm warnings, sea surface temperature and much more. The new, compact WM-4 replaces the WM-3 Marine Satellite Receiver.
GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced today that it will showcase its latest innovations at the Miami International Boat Show.
ORGANIZATIONS
The Protecting America’s Wilderness Act promotes protection and restoration of public lands and waters, wildfire risk reduction, and fishing and hunting opportunities in five national forests in California.
RADIO
Tune into Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio show this week as host Rob Keck is live from the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo in Salt Lake City.
Dan Durbin, promoter of the Wisconsin Fishing Expo, announces the features of that expo at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison Feb. 28-Mar. 1, including a great seminar line-up, the Kayak Corridor, Art Gallery, Fish Bingo and other fun in the Kids Zone.
SHOWS
The world's largest boat show runs through Monday at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, with hundreds of new boats on display both ashore and in the water.
STATES
With MDC’s free mobile app -- MO Outdoors -- users can quickly and easily find MDC outdoor offerings based on the types of outdoor activities they want close to home, work, or even while traveling.
The South Carolina Senate by unanimous vote today confirmed Robert H. Boyles Jr. as director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR).
Although most Arkansans hold “The Natural State” motto near and dear to their hearts, a continued decline in hunting and angling has Commissioners and staff at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission concerned that the funding for natural resource management is in jeopardy.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Feb. 19-20 at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 W. Pensacola St. in Tallahassee, with several marine fisheries issues on the agenda.
California’s Boating Clean and Green Program is looking for individuals to become Dockwalkers and help keep the state’s waterways clean.
TELEVISION
Capt. Justin Leake takes country music star Tyler Farr out on the boat for some well-deserved rest and relaxation in A Fish Not Farr, the latest episode of “Chasin’ The Sun.”
TOURNAMENTS
Called simply "The Invitational", the August 6-8 tournament will feature a field limited to just 30 teams, and a first-place prize of a cool one million dollars.

FISHING CALENDAR
February 15-16
Fly Fishing Show

Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196 th St. S.W., Lynnwood, Wash.; www.flyfishingshow.com

February 21-23
Fly Fishing Show

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, Calif.; www.flyfishingshow.com

February 22
Texas Team Trail

Lake Sam Rayburn, www.texasteamtrail.com

February 23
Texas Lunker Challenge presented by Mossy Oak

February 27 - March 1
World Fishing & Outdoor Expo

Suffern, NY

March 4-8
Fred Hall Show

Long Beach, CA; www.fredhall.com

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show

Wisconsin State Fair Park & Expo Center, West Allis, WI https://jssportsshow.com/

March 6-8
50th Annual Bassmaster Classic

Lake Guntersville, AL, with weigh-ins at BJCC in Birmingham; www.bassmaster.com.

March 7-8
Fly Fishing Show

Lancaster County Convention Center, 3 East Vine St., Lancaster, Penn.; www.flyfishingshow.com

March 10
Inshore seminar with Captain Scott Moore

Inshore seminar with Captain Scott Moore, the Dean of Florida’s West Coast guides, and Captain Mike Anderson of Reel Animals TV and radio, 7 p.m. at T.A. Mahoney’s Marine Supply in Tampa, free food and drink; www.southshoreanglers.com.

March 12-14
Casa de Campo Open

La Romana, D.R.; flyzonefishing.com

March 13-15
Saltwater Fishing Expo

Edison, NJ

March 14-15
Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley

March 21
Texas Team Trail

Lake Toledo Bend, www.texasteamtrail.com

March 26-29
Fred Hall Show

Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA; https://www.fredhall.com/san-diego

March 27-29
New England Saltwater Fishing Show

Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, R.I.; http://www.nesaltwatershow.com

April 2-4
Chub Cay Invitational

Chub Cay Resort, Bahamas; chubcayfishingtournament.com

April 4
Western Walleye Expo

Adams County Regional Park, Brighton, Colorado; cowalleye@gmail.com, 970-699-5264.

April 18
Texas Team Trail

Lake Amistad,  www.texasteamtrail.com

May 9
Texas Team Trail
 
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