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New lionfish trap may help to keep numbers down – no diver needed


On my obsessive lionfish knowledge quest, I came across a new lion fish trap that is working in the Bahamas.  Frank Cooney Jr. from Bimini Sands Resort & Marina in the Bahamas has hosted two successful diving derbies targeting the … Continue reading

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FWC to waive license needed to bag LIONFISH – no limits!


The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 17 at its meeting near Tallahassee discussed waiving the commercial and recreational bag limit and the recreational license requirement for divers harvesting lionfish using certain gear. In August 2012, the … Continue reading

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Great to get a few dives in again!


A couple of weeks ago I actually got a few days to head down to Lauderdale by the Sea to get some much needed shore dives in. First time in the deep blue for about 6 months due to work … Continue reading

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Barry the Barracuda – Invasive creatures on Japanese Tsunami Dock


Barry the Barracuda reporting in once again, this time from the West Coast in Oregon.  I was visiting my cousin Bertha for another family reunion when we were interrupted by the massive dock  that washed ashore on Agate Beach.  Apparently, … Continue reading

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Creature feature – Spiny Florida (Caribbean) Lobster Reproduction


As lobster season ends for a few month here in Florida, I thought it would be kinda cool to check out how spiny lobsters reproduce, what turns them on and why. I was diving the other day and was pretty … Continue reading

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New blog features


As I learn to love diving even more (as if that is possible), I have decided to add a few new pages and features to this blog. I will start adding CREATURE FEATURE where I will highlight, facts, insight, tasteometer … Continue reading

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Shore diving for this weekend! 1/21/12


As many of my fellow friends and divers have noticed I have been out of the water for a while. Do not like the cold or swamp water visibility. I am ecstatic to say that with the Merritt Island store … Continue reading

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What would you do if you spot a lionfish?


HmmM??? I see only four options. 1. Kill it 2. Leave it alone and do nothing 3. Report it to Dan or NOAA. 4. Bag it and sell it or put it in a tank. I am not sure whether … Continue reading

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Lionfish – should we kill them?


As I sit here, yes working but it is very slow in the mall, I am really wanting to do a dive over the next two days. As I started hitting my sources to get reports and swell updates(which aren’t … Continue reading

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