Underwater there is no denying their beauty. From their brilliant coloration to showy pectoral fins, lionfish are fascinating to watch but they’ve also caused ecological chaos in the waters off South Florida because they have no natural predators and they eat important indigenous fish. That’s why a new ban on imports of lionfish into Florida has won preliminary approval from the state’s wildlife commission.
Fishing isn’t just for the guys, women are invited to learn more about the sport at a free seminar in Dania Beach.
Everglades Holiday Park has been named the number one theme park in South Florida by a local TV station. Whether you’ve been visiting for years, or you’re still making plans to come to South Florida, here are eight reasons why the 29-acre “Gateway to the Everglades” is a great place to visit.
It’s the season many fishermen love across South Florida. Snook season is back for Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters.
Fishing guides in the Keys, upset with the government shutdown that has barred the waters of Everglades National Park, spearheaded a rally Wednesday telling federal officials to give them back their fishing grounds.
Come fall, when casting a line in state and federal waters, fisherman that hook red snapper can keep their catch.
Fishermen will be able to plan more trips and fish without a license.
Beginning this September, there are some new rules anglers will have to be aware of when they are stalking bonefish on the flats or casting for tarpon off the coast.
Some Florida fishermen will never forget their fishing trip to the Dominican coast.
For three years, fishermen in the Southeast have had to catch and release any red snappers. But for three days, the moratorium on catching the fish has been lifted.