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Red Hind Aggregation Areas Open For Fishing

Red Hind Aggregation Areas Open For Fishing

The Red Hind aggregation areas within the seasonally protected areas will be open to fishing from today [Aug 15]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs wishes to advise the public that the Red Hind aggregation areas within the seasonally protected areas will be open to fishing from today [15 August, 2019]. “However,... Read more of this article

Annual Junior Fishing Tournament On Sunday

Annual Junior Fishing Tournament On Sunday

The Bermuda Anglers Club Annual Junior Fishing Tournament will be held on Sunday [Aug 18] and is open to any boy or girl under the age of 17. It’s free to enter. A spokesperson said, “Fishing starts at 8.30am and every child who has entered the event and who comes to the weigh station west of the flagpole on Front Street will receive a free... Read more of this article

Cap Of 375 Recreational Lobster Diver Licences

Cap Of 375 Recreational Lobster Diver Licences

The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising of a cap of 375 recreational lobster diver licences to be issued for the 2019-2020 season. “Licences will be issued on a first come, first served basis starting on Monday, 5 August 2019 and the diving season is set to open 1 September, 2019,” a spokesperson said. “The deadline to report catch data [including... Read more of this article

Health Advisory: Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Health Advisory: Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit [ESU] of the Ministry of Health and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is advising the public on how to reduce their risk of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning [CFP]. A Government spokesperson said, “This is in response to an investigation into one case of suspected CFP in the community. The... Read more of this article

Heatwave Lionfish Tournament On August 18

Heatwave Lionfish Tournament On August 18

The Bermuda Lionfish Task Force and Blue Water Divers & Watersports are getting set to present the Heatwave Lionfish Tournament Sunday, August 18 from 6.00am to 3.00pm, with the weigh-in being held from 3.00pm to 6.00pm at Robinson’s Marina, Somerset Bridge. A spokesperson said, “It’s summertime; in August, the water temperatures are as... Read more of this article

Photos: Robinson’s Fishing Tournament

Photos: Robinson’s Fishing Tournament

After a four year absence, the Robinson’s Marina Fishing Tournament was held on Sunday [June 30] with the tournament being deemed a success. A spokesperson said, “This community-based fishing tournament had previously run for 10 consecutive years. The weather on Sunday was very complimentary and ensured a high participation level with the ability... Read more of this article

International Light Tackle Tournament Results

International Light Tackle Tournament Results

Inclement weather and seaweed made for challenging conditions for the 52nd International Light Tackle Tournament [ILTT], held as a single day event on Sunday, June 23. A spokesperson said, “Originally scheduled as a two-day tournament, fishing on Saturday had to be cancelled due to high seas. “Ultimately ‘Philly For Rum,’ representing... Read more of this article

2019 International Light Tackle Tournament

2019 International Light Tackle Tournament

The International Light Tackle Tournament [ILTT] is back in 2019 for the 52nd running of this popular event. Six teams have already registered – two from the United States and four from Bermuda — ready to challenge for the right to represent the ILTT at the Offshore World Championship in Costa Rica next year. One of the teams from the United... Read more of this article

Photos: 849 Lionfish Caught In Winter Derby

Photos: 849 Lionfish Caught In Winter Derby

Bermuda’s 5th annual Winter Lionfish Derby was a huge success again this year, with some 849 lionfish caught, as locals gathered to take part in the month long competition, having fun while also helping to remove the invasive species from Bermuda’s waters. “With great weather to start the year, local lionfish hunters got a quick start... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Paradise One’ Hooks 770 Pound Tuna

Photos: ‘Paradise One’ Hooks 770 Pound Tuna

Crowds gathered at Robinson’s Marina in Somerset this morning [Jan 12] to get a glimpse at the latest catch of a bluefin tuna. Captained by Allan Bean, the 770lb tuna was hooked this morning on the fishing boat ‘Paradise One’. Paradise One Fishing Charters is run by brothers, Allan and Delvin Bean with the Bean brothers also known for their many... Read more of this article

Over 100 Lionfish Caught In Guardians Derby

Over 100 Lionfish Caught In Guardians Derby

Guardians of the Reef hosted the 3rd annual Bermuda Fall Lionfish Derby recently, with the culling competition also marking the island’s second ‘Reef Sanctioned Derby’ where all participants must be part of a 2-4 person team lead by a Team Captain, with a total 103 lionfish caught during the event.Each Team Captain attended one of two meeting... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fry-Angle Aquarium Fish Show

Photos & Video: Fry-Angle Aquarium Fish Show

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society held its annual Tropical Fish Show today [Nov 17] at the Botanical Garden’s Horticultural Hall in Paget showcasing a wide variety of aquarium fish. We will have additional information, results and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video replay is below. The eleven minute... Read more of this article

Annual Tropical Fish Show Set For Tomorrow

Annual Tropical Fish Show Set For Tomorrow

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society will stage its annual Tropical Fish Show tomorrow [Nov 17] from 10.00am to 4.00pm at the Botanical Garden’s Horticultural Hall in Paget. A spokesperson said, “We know many Bermudians have fish tanks in their homes and we encourage them to come out and see Bermuda’s best fish. There is no charge to check out... Read more of this article