Fishermen and farmers will receive duty exemptions on trucks and other heavy-duty equipment to encourage the expansion of the industries.
Team Fa-La-Me finished the season with 8,600 points, capturing the title of Bahamas Billfish Champion for 2012. Over the four tournaments, Fa-La-Me caught and released 8 blue marlin, 6 white marlin and one sailfish.
The Treasure Cay Championship win earned Cruiser Crews and team Cowpoke a Randy Rich designed trophy presented by the tournament sponsors.
Agriculture, Marine Resources and Local Government Minister V. Alfred Gray took over as head of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM).
David Anderson’s team Krazy Salt’s wasted no time showing the twenty-seven teams fishing the Marsh Harbour Billfish Championship that they were out for victory.
Eighteen teams gathered in Harbour Island for the second leg of the 2012 Bahamas Billfish Championship, no one realizing, at the time, that the tournament was about to have a run in with Tropical Storm Beryl.
Deliver the Dream will host its second annual “Fishing for the Dream” family fishing tournament June 1-2 at The Lighthouse Point Yacht and Racquet Club located in Lighthouse Point.
Miamian, Alex Vazquez led team Fish Tales to an impressive victory at the Bahamas Billfish Championship’s first tournament of the 2012 season at Great Guana Cay, Abaco.
A recent Caribbean Fisheries Forum, held in Nassau, Bahamas, looked at the numerous challenges faced by Caribbean countries regarding the sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture sector.