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NOAA Considers Ban on Bluefin Tuna Fishing
Last week the National Marine Fisheries Service, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), announced that it will be considering whether there should be a ban on commercial and recreational fishing for bluefin tuna. If the service decides to move forward with the ban, anglers will be... Read more
Calico lobster a hit in Hampton
HAMPTON — An extremely rare marine creature has been creating quite a buzz around Hampton Beach since a local fisherman pulled it from the mouth of Hampton Harbor last week. Josiah Beringer found a bright orange calico lobster with dark blue spots in one of his traps July 23... Read more
Deep-sea octopus guards eggs longer than any other animal
MONTEREY, Calif., July 30 (UPI) –A deep-sea octopus called Graneledone boreopacifica is giving helicopter parents a run for their money. Overprotective mothers may dote for twenty-plus years, but they don’t smother (literally) their children for 4.5 years. That’s how long these cephalopods sit on their eggs — 53 months,... Read more
Army Reveals Little In Modular Handgun System Industry Day
The U.S. military held their industry day for the Modular Handgun System (MHS) yesterday, taking questions from potential vendors. The questions taken from the vendors and the program team’s responses will be posted on the Federal Business Opportunities web site in coming days. Very little news has changed from the... Read more
The Next ‘Shot Heard ‘Round the World’ May Be Fired In Texas
Editors Note: I normally try to shy away from posting politically driven news on the site that is not related to the second amendment.  In the past we have not always taken this stance, but we are working to keep the site fish and game related.  The crisis on... Read more
RestoreTheTexasCoast.org is Unveiled
The State of Texas has unveiled restorethetexascoast.org, a dedicated online resource for Deepwater Horizon oil spill recovery efforts. Restorethetexascoast.org features links and background information on the three funding sources available, RESTORE (Resources & Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States), NFWF/GEBP (Gulf Environmental Benefit... Read more
Washington DC Metro Police Officially Enforcing Ban on Carry Once Again
As we reported yesterday, a 90 stay has been issued in the Palmer v DC case which means that DC’s ban on the carry of firearms is back on the books for the time being. Yesterday evening, following the ruling, a press release was issued by the Washington DC... Read more
Goliath grouper attacks diver, steals his fish
A spearfisherman diving three miles off Jupiter, Florida, was attempting to remove an amberjack from his spear when he noticed a goliath grouper approaching him with an eye toward a free meal. The goliath grouper, a fish known to be inquisitive and fearless, also proved to be aggressive as... Read more