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High Temps = Low O2
Warm water contains less oxygen than cold. When fighting a fish in warm water keep the fight as short as possible to avoid over-exhausting the fish. Under those conditions fish also need to be revived longer. Consider using heavier tackle to keep the fight short.
Read more about proper fish handling and catch and release in a special section of Vol, 3. No. 5 of Florida Fly Fishing magazine.
When hot, humid weather lays on us like the ubiquitous wet blanket many anglers want to hide out in the A/C and wait for fall. Some even appreciate being stuck in their climate controlled offices this time of year if only to excuse themselves from being on the water.
Grants Support Company’s BlueFuture® Initiative To Help Create a Sustainable Future for our Planet
WATSONVILLE, Calif. (June 8, 2012) – In honor of World Oceans Day, West Marine, the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, today announced the recipients of their annual Marine Conservation Grants program. Grants for a total amount of $35,000 are being awarded to organizations throughout the U.S. who are working to “improve and protect marine habitat,” which is part of West Marine’s mission. This year’s grant recipients are located in Florida, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Hawaii, California and Virginia.
Statement from Trout Unlimited:
… which is why we here at Trout Unlimited are scratching our heads at a U.S. House of Representatives vote today that essentially forbids the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing its guidance language for the Clean Water Act so industry and other developers know the proper boundaries and best practices when working around sensitive waters.