Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Challenge 2018, running through Labor Day on Sept. 3, calls on both recreational and commercial fishermen to harvest lionfish for a chance to win $5,000.
You can expect to catch fish weighing 8 or more pounds on Lake Okeechobee from December to March, but to catch a giant largemouth when the temperatures are in the mid-80s is unexpected. But it’s happening.
Miami Beach restaurant Stiltsville Fish Bar, which specializes in locally sourced seafood, said it legally purchased a permit, a game fish prized by catch-and-release anglers and hardly ever found on menus. Experts say eating the disappearing fish is a bad idea.
The lagoon triggerfish was reported by a snorkeler. Scientists say it was likely someone's pet in an aquarium and later let go into the ocean. Although this is a common occurrence, scientists warn it is detrimental to the environment.
Jaxon Owens, 2, a Key West toddler, caught his first fish recently offshore. His mother Kara Rowe captured the moment. The family was fishing on the Reel Easy with Captain Jason Wells near a wreck in a spot people call the Lakes for it's shallow d