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  1. We buy lionfish!

    General Scuba Chat
    Hi Everyone, I run a dive boat and often target lionfish. I sell all my lionfish to [email protected] She buys 7 days a week, no limit on pounds, no size limit. If you're looking to sell your lionfish, contact her today. Ty
  2. 2016 Gulf Breeze Optimist 41st Annual Family Fishing Rodeo

    Pre-Tournament Discussions
    The Gulf Breeze Optimist Family Fishing Rodeo returns for its 41st year in May. Spearfishing will be May 13-15 and Hook and Line Division will be May 14-15, 2016. This year, over $7,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded. There is a $1,000 cash grand prize and a $750 Lionfish Boat Award. Entry...
  3. I have the answer to the lionfish epidemic

    General Discussion
    I have the answer to the lionfish epidemic. It does not involve armies of spear fishermen, autonomous underwater lionfish hunting vehicles, lionfish traps, or waiting for natural predation to control the population. There has been recent developments in the use of genetic modifications to...
  4. Non-profit seeks large aquarium for lionfish demos

    Various Items For Sale.
    We are seeking a large aquarium to keep lionfish. Various educators borrow our live lionfish to support presentations to children, civic groups, and TV audiences. Although most of the lionfish presentations take place in the Pensacola area, our lionfish have traveled as far the University of...
  5. 2014 Gulf Coast Lionfish Roundup - CASH Prizes!

    Spearfishing
    The 2014 Gulf Coast Lionfish Roundup kicks off on May 1st and concludes on May 4th with an Award Ceremony and Lionfish Festival at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club. At Least $4,000 in cash will be awarded to roundup participants. Other prizes will also be available. Cash Prizes will be awarded for...
  6. Pensacola Lionfish Workshop on April 9, 2014 at 6:00pm

    General Discussion
    There will be a Lionfish Workshop on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:00pm. The meeting will be at the Visitors Information Center - Perdido Key 15500 Perdido Key Dr, Pensacola, Florida 32507 The Gulf Coast Lionfish Coalition and Rick O'Connor (Florida Sea Grant) will give a presentation that...
  7. Lionfish on the Menu!

    General Discussion
    Thanks to the Flora-Bama Yacht Club for helping to make a difference. While lionfish are delicious, they're labor-intensive to cook, and some restaurants we've talked with said they don't even want a lionfish on their property. Establishing a commercial market for lionfish is the only practical...
  8. 2014 Gulf Coast Lionfish Roundup!!!

    General Scuba Chat
    The 2014 Gulf Coast Lionfish Roundup kicks off on May 1st and concludes on May 4th with an Award Ceremony and Lionfish Festival at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club. At Least $4,000 in cash will be awarded to roundup participants. Other prizes will also be available. Cash Prizes will be awarded...
  9. FL Appropriations Subcommittee - vital info for the fishery!!

    Reefs and Wrecks
    I have a low tolerance for committee meetings....but this is the best damn speech I have ever heard at one! This is Candy Hansard of the Emerald Coast Reef Association. She has been tirelessly fighting for the fishing/diving community for years. Her main goals right now are to increase the...
  10. Saltwater tank Volitan Lion for trade

    Off Topic
    4 inch volitan lion fish. Rapidly out growing my 50gal FOWLR. needs to be rehomed. Looking to trade for other fish or corals
  11. Lionfish Near Shore

    General Discussion
    On Sunday we dove the 3 barges and the bridge rubble right next to it. While I was looking for grouper under stuff, I saw a couple of lionfish. I was just wondering if anybody else has been seeing them this close in.. Kinda scary.
  12. Trysler Lionfish video

    General Scuba Chat
    http://www.vimeo.com/16380727 I Had hoped we wouldn't see any more of these, but evidently we will be dealing with these things from now on.:blink:
  13. Dive report: Lionfish spotted and shark punched

    General Scuba Chat
    We took the "Luff Monkey" off-shore on Friday and Saturday. The weather and seas were great. Red snapper are numerous. We speared our limit easily. We saw hundreds of 5-15 pound range but none in the 20+ range. We also speared some flounder and picked up a few shovelnose lobsters. The...
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