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Fishermen in Barbuda after hurricane Irma

Fishermen in Barbuda after hurricane Irma

Original Post Here https://reliefweb.int/report/antigua-and-barbuda/red-cross-helps-fishermen-barbuda-restore-their-livelihoods-after “Irma destroyed my boat, my home and my restaurant, all at the same time,” said 45 years old Arthur Walter, one of 32 fishermen on the island of Barbuda who have received cash assistance from the Red Cross for restoring their fishing boats. Early September 2017, as hurricane Irma swept through […]

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More Shore Action and Good Fishing

vishuscirquel added some excellent shore fishing to Youtube and we alert you to this in our usual way. Vishuscirquel is probably the most knowledgeable shore fisherman I know in Antigua. He has his secret spots and they should remain so.

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Antigua Fishing Groups 2018

Antigua Fishing Groups 2018

We have 2 fishermen 10th to 17th in March this month looking to share a cost of a charter. Also please see in comments we now have a couple in April also looking. Thanks

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November 2018

November 2018

So far we have fishermen in Antigua from the 10th to the 17th of November 2018 looking for a deep sea charter. Please comment if this is of interest so you guys can get organised on a deep sea fishing charter. Thanks

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Fisherman in English Harbour February 2018

Fisherman in English Harbour February 2018

We have a couple of fishermen in English Harbour 10th Feb to 18th. Please contact here to get in touch with them if you are keen to organise some charter and other fishing. They are going to also be doing some shore fishing.

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The Cost of Irma to Barbuda’s Fishing Industry

The Cost of Irma to Barbuda’s Fishing Industry

Original article on seafoodsource.com – https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/caribbean-fishers-count-the-cost-in-wake-of-irma The article recounts the damage done to the Barbuda sea fisherman populations boats mostly. 10 percent were insured so many have lost their livelihoods. Also Irma in Sept 2017 took out many mangroves which are tough but not that tough and wiped out lobster breeding grounds in codrington.  

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Morten Antigua Fishing 2017

Morten Antigua Fishing 2017

Morten was kind enough to share some wisdom for fishing Antigua in this trip report. ” Got a few from shore, but it is challenging fishing. A couple of small cudas near Turner’s Point. A decent spot is the rock harbour past Turner’s. Don’t know the name of the place but heading south from Turner’s […]

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Sargassum Seaweed is not All Bad News!

Sargassum Seaweed is not All Bad News!

Here is a link to the original post- https://antiguaobserver.com/sargassum-seaweed-success/ This young man came up with a potential solution to the negative effects of the Sargassum Seaweed found all over the caribbean. When it is on the beaches it causes an unwanted discomfort for luxury travellers in luxury resorts. However this is not the only negative. Hydrogen […]

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Fishing hookup in Antigua August

Fishing hookup in Antigua August

We have a fisherman who has sent the following. Hi, I’ll be in Antigua starting Saturday August 19 for 2 weeks. If there are other fishermen interested in shore or charter, would be happy to team up. Thanks! Morten Please reply to this and we will hook you all up!  

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lobsters antigua

Lobsters given consideration for off season in Antigua

Here is a post in the observer where Lobsters are argued that they need some time off hunting. This would be especially good during breeding times I would imagine. Visit this link to get more of the picture. Image and Source http://antiguaobserver.com/fisherman-disagrees-with-adjusting-lobster-closed-season/ And the debate continues http://antiguaobserver.com/catch-sell-stock-the-lobster-debate-continues/

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