Florida’s ‘Oceans Day’ Priorities

Florida’s ‘Oceans Day’ Priorities

Each Florida legislative session, the Florida Ocean Alliance, a coalition of research institutions, coastal and marine business interests, and conservation groups, organizes “Oceans Day” in the state capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida. If you happen to be in Tallahassee next week, the event will take place on April 2nd. Oceans Day has always been an […]

‘Toxic 2018’

‘Toxic 2018’

The Nightmare that Should Teach Us Several Lessons about Water Quality & Fisheries Management 2018 proved a good time — if there is such a thing — for this angler to have both hips replaced. Though surgery meant six months off and out of the water, the recovery took me out of the fishing game […]

A Boatload of Fish on Florida’s Treasure Coast

A Boatload of Fish on Florida’s Treasure Coast

It’s springtime as I pen this blog post, late-April to be exact. Rising water temps have many species of fish migrating north and feeding along Florida’s Treasure Coast. That’s where I live and run a charter service, along with freelance writing and working as a consultant for conservation groups. On this calm day, I’m sitting […]