Dr. Guy Harvey has worked closely with fishing tournament organizers to encourage conservation and sustainability of the marine environment, resulting in All-Release, No-Kill tournaments.
The Bahamas will host the Tenth Meeting of the Caribbean Fisheries Forum from 26 to 28 March 2012 at Breezes on Cable Beach, Nassau.
The new base being developed at Gun Point in Ragged Island will allow the Royal Bahamas Defence Force to maintain a constant presence in the Great Bahama Bank area, one of the country’s “richest fishing grounds.”
In a meeting with the prime minister, over 60 Long Island fishermen expressed concerns about foreigners poaching, protection at sea, amendments to the fisheries act and unfair bonefishing competition, among others.
The government is considering changing the law so that foreigners who marry Bahamians will be unable to obtain fishing permits.
Fisherman and travel blogger Kirk Deeter picked up a really great tip from Long Island guide Markk Cartwright on how to spot fish.
According to the Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance (BCFA) tens of millions of dollars are lost due to increasing levels of poaching.
The Grand Bahama Shipyard is planning its second annual fishing tournament set for March 10 at the Grand Bahama Yacht Club.
The Billfish Foundation has introduced a new express, online data entry system to easily input tagging and/or release information from anywhere in the world.