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Gulf Fishing

Bradenton Area: Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing

Richard Bangs | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

The Bradenton Area, on Florida's Gulf Coast, is the enemy of the artificial. It includes the town of Bradenton, Palmetto right across the Manatee River, Ellenton, the barrier island of Anna Maria, and a portion of Longboat Key, all part of Manatee County.

'Guardedly Good News' For Gulf Fishing

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 11.20.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fishing boats in the Gulf of Mexico hauled in more menhaden and other species last year compared with 2010, when millions of gall...

WATCH: An Invasive Species That's Threatening America's Rivers

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

We met with a fisherman on the Peoria River who was tackling the very fish who could soon be invading your nearest river.

Feds Allow Fishing Of Species Normally Off Limits To Boost Gulf Tourism

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The Gulf Coast's tourism industry is betting on red snapper to survive the winter. In an unusual move, the federal governm...

People in the Gulf Want Reliable Answers, Not PR

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

It's the government's responsibility to conduct a comprehensive assessment of this disaster so we can understand what BP owes the Gulf and the American people.

The Gulf Oil Spill and Seafood Safety

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

In the coming weeks, expect that many more areas will reopen to fishing. The unprecedented enormity of this oil spill makes it difficult to predict the extent and duration of fish contamination.

How The Gulf Oil Spill Will Affect Chicago Diners

Chicago News Cooperative | BEN GOLDBERGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a damp morning last Friday, Maureen Fitzgerald pulled four fish out of a paper bag. "This looks beautiful," she said, pointing to the clear eyes of...

Gulf Fishing: More Area Is Now Off-Limits Due To Spill

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- Federal officials have expanded an area that is off-limits to fishing because of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The National O...

Gulf Seafood Update: Feds Shut Down Fishing; Dead Fish, Sea Turtles Wash Ashore (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(*Scroll down for photos of Gulf Coast fishermen and their mitigation efforts underway.*) The AP reports: More than 6,800 square miles of federal fi...

The Road Ahead for the Gulf Coast

Kandie Stroud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kandie Stroud

Those pictures and non-stop interviews with PR savvy spokesmen have tugged at our emotions but shifted the focus away from possibly permanent effects that lie in the road ahead.

Gulf Fishermen See Little Hope For The Future

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CNN's John King interviewed fisherman Nello Barber on the effects of the oil spill on his business. Barber responded that he comes to the harbor every...

John Tesh Launches 'Adopt A Fisherman' Program To Help Gulf

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In response to the devastating oil spill that has affected thousands of Gulf Coast families, musician turned radio host John Tesh has launched the Ado...

Gulf Oil Spill: More Florida Waters Close To Fishing As Slick Creeps Closer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Fishing has been banned in more waters off Florida because of the creeping oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Oceanic ...

Gulf Fishing: Oil Spill To Shut Down 19 Percent Of Area, More Than Double Original Closure

AP | MELISSA NELSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. — The sign outside the Pensacola Beach marina says "We're Still Fishing," but that's not really true. The federal governm...