When Manatees Attack

When Manatees Attack

By Jennifer Earl        When Manatees Attack!!! As the owner of an airboat tour company, Mandy Egner has had her fair share of close encounters with sea creatures — both small and large. But during a snorkeling excursion in Crystal River over the weekend, the Florida woman said she had a “once in a lifetime experience” she’ll never forget. While swimming amongst a…

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101-year old grandma kills two deer with one shot: ‘They both dropped right there’

101-year old grandma kills two deer with one shot: ‘They both dropped right there’

101-year old grandma kills two deer with one shot: ‘They both dropped right there’ Age is only a number, and one 101-year-old woman isn’t letting it stop her from doing what she loves. Bertha Vickers of Morgantown, Miss., has been hunting and fishing most of her life. 85-YEAR-OLD GRANDMA WHO’S BEEN HUNTING FOR OVER 60 YEARS WON’T LET ANYTHING STOP HER FROM DOING WHAT SHE…

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Fisherman criticized for 1400 pound marlin catch

Fisherman criticized for 1400 pound marlin catch

Fisherman criticized for 1400 pound marlin catch A fisherman in Australia has been skewered online after reeling in a 1,431 pound black marlin off the coast of Queensland last week. Angler Rob Crane reportedly snagged the giant fish north of Fraser Island, which died during the struggle. “EPIC Fish caught off the top of Fraser Island just weight at our Urangan Marina Hervey…

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What is a pescatarian diet?

What is a pescatarian diet?

What is a pescatarian diet? By Cathleen Crichton-Stuart Reviewed by Katherine Marengo LDN, RD A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight the best types of fish … In the pescatarian diet, a…

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Florida’s red tide blamed for lousy stone crab season

Florida’s red tide blamed for lousy stone crab season

An unusually long toxic algae bloom, also known as the red tide, is likely to blame for a shortage of stone crabs (a popular delicacy during the holiday season) in Florida this year. Specifically, certain areas along the gulf coast — such as Everglades City — have been impacted by the shortage. One seasoned fisherman there, Rick Collins, recently told The New York…

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Great Pacific Garbage Patch, floating ‘island’ of trash in ocean, is now twice the size of Texas

Great Pacific Garbage Patch, floating ‘island’ of trash in ocean, is now twice the size of Texas

The Pacific Ocean is being treated like a giant dumpster — and it’s starting to look like one, too. A “floating” island of trash dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) now stretches 600,000 square miles, according to a study published Thursday in Scientific Reports. Fishing Bradenton | Awestruck Fishing Charter 6206 8th Ave Dr W, Bradenton, FL 34209 | (941) 243-8520 | https://flatsfishing.net  …

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How Illegal Fishing Is Being Tracked From Space

How Illegal Fishing Is Being Tracked From Space

   VIEW IMAGES A commercial fishing boat going out to fish. PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN GREIM, LIGHTROCKET, GETTY By Sarah Gibbens PUBLISHED MARCH 12, 2018 How Illegal Fishing Is Being Tracked From Space Ocean conservationists from watchdog group Oceana are hunting for illegal fishing activity, and one new method they are exploring for catching offenders is satellite data. The data comes from a monitoring…

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