Thanks, Mom!

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My mother was a tough woman, despite her stunning looks, hourglass figure, fiery red hair and mind- piercing green eyes. As a teenager, she raised a black bear from a cub and opened a turquoise jewelry shop in Cherokee, NC. … Read More

Where has All the Seagrass Gone?

Conservation

A couple of weeks ago two anglers wandered into the Lagoon House.  Their first words to me were, “What happened to all the sea grass that used to be in the Lagoon? We fished all along these shores from south … Read More

GOVERNMENTS INCAPABLE OF MANAGING TUNA

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PARIS – Dr. Susan Lieberman, director of international policy for the Pew Environment Group, issued this statement today in response to decisions made at this year’s meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas. “ICCAT member governments … Read More

FOUL GEAR: DESTRUCTIVE FISHING GEAR & PRATICES

Conservation

For starts we contacted all sides; recreational anglers, fishing industry and business participants, commercial fishers, government officials and conservation authorities with our request for input on our new column, Foul Gear. We certainly were surprised by some of the responses we … Read More

GREEN GRASS KILLING FLORIDA

Conservation

Florida’s waterways are in peril. Increasing death rates of bottle-nose dolphins and diminishing populations of marine life are observable evidence that we are polluting our waters. If we don’t take action, the waters will “die” and become algae soups, producing … Read More