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NMMA, Informa Markets Join Forces, Unite Miami Boat and Yacht Shows
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NMMA, Informa Markets Join Forces, Unite Miami Boat and Yacht Shows

The NMMA announced today a landmark partnership with Informa Markets to create the first joint production of South Florida’s preeminent winter boat shows—the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS), Miami Yacht Show (MYS) and Superyacht Miami. Set to debut Wednesday, February 16 through Sunday, February 20, 2022 over Presidents Day weekend, the joint event—which will carry...

CCA-Florida, Duke Energy to Stock Redfish at Charlotte Harbor
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CCA-Florida, Duke Energy to Stock Redfish at Charlotte Harbor

Coastal Conservation Association Florida (CCA Florida), the state’s leading organization dedicated to marine fisheries conservation, education and advocacy, joined Duke Energy to continue addressing the loss of the redfish population along Florida’s Southwest coast. Together, the partners will release 2,000 (8 to 12 inch), hatchery-reared juvenile redfish from the Duke Energy Mariculture Center. “Revitalizing the redfish population through...

Mustang Survival: Inflatable Solution for Special Ops
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Mustang Survival: Inflatable Solution for Special Ops

The Mustang Survival story starts with the original Float Coat; a solution designed to make working on, near or by the water easier and safer. It instigated an innovative passion that has been instrumental in creating incremental advancements, tests, endless research and incredible projects at our Waterlife studio. From countless jumps, drops and submersions in...

Minnesotans and Kids Fish Free Jan. 16-18
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Minnesotans and Kids Fish Free Jan. 16-18

Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend is this Saturday, Jan. 16, through Monday, Jan. 18. During the weekend, Minnesota residents age 16 or older can fish or dark-house spear without an angling or spearing license if they take a child younger than 16 fishing or spearing. “Ice fishing is lots of fun and is another...

Protecting Bristol Bay from Mining–Online Jan 12 Webinar
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Protecting Bristol Bay from Mining–Online Jan 12 Webinar

Join Restore America’s Estuaries and Trout Unlimited Alaska for a webinar on the historical efforts to protect Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble mine. Meghan Barker, TU’s Bristol Bay Organizer, will be presenting on the Bristol Bay fishery and how science and grassroots advocacy prohibited Pebble from getting its key federal permit in 2020. For...

Wisconsin Offers Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 16-17
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Wisconsin Offers Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 16-17

Interested in giving fishing a try? Next weekend is the perfect time to do so. Anglers of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to explore the outdoors during Free Fishing Weekend. You can fish almost anywhere in Wisconsin without a license or trout stamp Jan. 16-17, 2021. Most Wisconsin waters are included in this...

Florida FWC Completes TrophyCatch Season 8
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Florida FWC Completes TrophyCatch Season 8

The FWC’s TrophyCatch program ended another successful season this past quarter as the final Season 8 submissions were reviewed! The TrophyCatch team was thrilled to recognize the anglers who submitted 22 Hall of Fame bass weighing 13 pounds or more that were caught, documented, and released back into Florida’s waters. Furthermore, Rodman Reservoir had 157...

Ocean Protection Initiative Gains Momentum
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Ocean Protection Initiative Gains Momentum

The global Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) advocates a “30×30” goal to protect 30% of the planet’s ocean and lands by 2030. Within the U.S., there is growing interest to support this goal from many conservation organizations, some federal agencies and states, and even certain members of Congress who have introduced resolutions in support of the goal. The goal gained momentum through...

Sight Fishing the World’s Most Beautiful Beach
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Sight Fishing the World’s Most Beautiful Beach

  It’s an “all eyes on deck” proposition when the captains and crew hit the water for a sight fishing adventure in the Gulf of Mexico off Panama City Beach. With slick calm conditions and crystal clear water, Capt. Justin Leake and Capt. Travis Holeman put their experience and skills to the test. “We don’t...

Newport Vessels Launches NK-180S Kayak Motor
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Newport Vessels Launches NK-180S Kayak Motor

    [SAN FRANCISCO] — Traveling farther and covering more water in one day just got easier for kayak anglers. Introducing the NK-180S electric motor by Newport Vessels. This new kayak motor launched today after two years of development with engineers and passionate anglers.   The innovative prop design delivers smooth, powerful acceleration with a...