Barotrauma Readiness When Fishing The Gulf of Mexico

by Colby Blackwell Anglers in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas know what a hotspot the Gulf of Mexico is when it comes to fishing. Shoot, if you are a truly dedicated saltwater fisherman, you’ve probably visited the Gulf of Mexico on a fishing trip. The Gulf of Mexico offers both excellent inshore fishing...

How to Properly Release Fish

Return ‘Em Right How to Properly Release Fish David Rainer August 16, 2022 To keep the fishing great on the Alabama Gulf Coast and in the Gulf of Mexico, anglers are becoming aware of the need to take steps to ensure any fish released back into the water have the best chance to survive. For...

Releasing Reef Fish 101

Originally featured in New Artificial Reefs 2022 Florida Sportsman Magazine July 2022 by Nick Haddad Return ‘Em Right Sustainable Fisheries Communications Manager   Techniques for reducing release mortality and promoting healthy fisheries. We all dream about going out there and catching a big grouper or snapper and bringing it home to cook for the family....

Return ‘Em Right Targets Survival of Released Fish

July 7, 2022 By DAVID RAINER, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources With the Gulf Coast in the peak of fishing season for the abundant reef fish in Alabama’s vast artificial reef zone, the Return ’Em Right program is designed to educate anglers on how to ensure any fish caught and released have the...

Tight Lines Are a Good Thing

Anything that improves fishing will lead to more sales at the dealership level because 70 percent of all boats are used for angling at least some of the time. Here are three actions that can boost fishing participation. In Chesapeake Bay, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has teamed up with 10 national and...

Gear up with free release tools from Return ‘Em Right

As anglers and conservationists we don’t just live for the catch, but the opportunity to pass along the fishing tradition to the next generation. Catch and keep fishing is a fantastic way to put food on the table. When we do practice catch and release, however, the future of fishing literally rests in our hands....

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