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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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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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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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Policing of Antigua & Barbuda Waters

Policing of Antigua & Barbuda Waters

This is an article that highlights a fishing bust – poaching if you will by a French fishing vessel. Not quite sure if thats just how the boat is registered as it’s  long way from France. Here is the article – > http://antiguaobserver.com/press-release-thwarted-illegal-fishing-activities-in-antigua-waters/ I am glad that some policing of illegal fishing appears to be happening. […]

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Some attention for the reef life in the Caribbean

The Observer this week posted this article – Protecting the Caribbean Reef. It is worth a read to get a good idea of how the reef’s protection is vital for the fishing in the Caribbean. My feelings about shore fishing in Antigua are that the fish life is under threat. This could be over fishing […]

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Antigua Fishing News

Hopefully this page will be filled with links about notable news for Fishing in Antigua. Gylfi Sigurdsson caught this awesome wahoo in Antigua – more on the story here. Sea Fishing in Antigua This is an account of a fishing tip with Derek on Obsession from catamaran docks in Antigua. A few fish were had and […]

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