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Photos: Bermuda Triple Crown Fishing Boats

Photos: Bermuda Triple Crown Fishing Boats

The Bermuda Triple Crown Fishing Tournament recently took place, with teams on 15 boats fishing for a total purse of more than $240,000. The tournament was comprised of three events; the Bermuda Billfish Blast, Bermuda Big Game Classic, and the Sea Horse Anglers Club Billfish Tournament. The event website said, “The 2020 Bermuda Triple Crown Billfish... Read more of this article

BEST Reminds Public Of Sustainable Fishing

BEST Reminds Public Of Sustainable Fishing

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] is reminding the public to practice sustainable fishing in order to ensure that local fish continue to be available for everyone. A BEST spokesperson said, “Please practice sustainable fishing habits; ensure local fish continue to be available for everyone’s future enjoyment!“Spearfishing... Read more of this article

Relicensing Period For Fishing Vessels Extended

Relicensing Period For Fishing Vessels Extended

Vessel safety inspections for commercial fishing vessels have been suspended and the relicensing period for commercial fishing vessels has been extended, and the new deadline will be April 30th 2020. A Government spokesperson said, “As a safety measure to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Annual Tropical Fish Show

Photos & Results: Annual Tropical Fish Show

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society held its annual Tropical Fish Show on Saturday [Nov 16] at the First Baptist Church in Devonshire. This year’s winners include:Jefferson Colby Sousa – Best in Show, Best Reserve, Best Cichlid in Show, Best Catfish, Best in Division 4.Lori Dunstan – Best Livebearers, Anabantoids & True... 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 hold its annual Tropical Fish Show tomorrow [Nov 16] from 10.00am to 4.00pm at the First Baptist Church in Devonshire. The event poster says, “Come and see Bermuda’s most beautiful and unusual fish on display and in competition. “Show your own best fish. Entry forms are available on fryangle.com... Read more of this article

Atlantic Lionshare’s ROV Helps Remove Lionfish

Atlantic Lionshare’s ROV Helps Remove Lionfish

The Atlantic Lionshare team recently developed a remotely operated vehicle dubbed The Reef Sweeper that has removed more than 1,000 lionfish from the Bermuda Platform so far this year, with more removal work planned to take place in the future. A spokesperson said, “By now, most members of the Bermudian public will be aware of the invasion of... Read more of this article

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