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Sea Egg Season opens from September 15

Sea egg lovers will get to indulge in this delicacy when the season opens from Sunday, September 15, and runs until Monday, October 14. However, there will be a no harvest area which runs from Kendal Point in Atlantic Shores, Christ Church, to The Chair, which is south of Ragged Point, St Philip. Persons interested in […]

Local fishermen encouraged to meet counterparts in Tobago

A team of Barbadian fishermen could soon be headed to Tobago for discussions on fishing, with the expectation this could lead to the end of a years-old fishing dispute. At least, that is the hope of Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who believes representatives of the two groups should hold talks on investment opportunities. She was […]

Illegal fishing biggest threat to Fisheries, says Chief Fisheries Officer

Chief Fisheries Officer Stephen Willoughby has pointed to illegal fishing practices as one of the biggest threats to the sustainability of the region’s fisheries sector. Addressing the closing ceremony of a four-week Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction Course hosted by the Regional Security System (RSS) on Friday, Willougby said illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing undermine […]

Thorne calls for more youth participation in national initiatives

Newly appointed chairman of the FLOW Oistins Festival, Toni Thorne is calling for more youth participation in national initiatives. Thorne, who is responsible for leading the rebranded festival, formerly known as the Oistins Fish Festival, has introduced new and refreshing events and marketing strategies such as the FLOW mobile cinema and the reality television show […]

Barbadians represent in game fishing

Remember Me Now was the only Barbadian boat represented in the recent Tobago Game Fishing Tournament but the crew aboard acquitted themselves extremely well. The team comprised Barry St George, Anthony “Thommo” Thompson, Trecia Lynch, Clyde Best and Roger Hurley. Lynch was the toast of the crew as she captured the champion female angler title […]

Third place for Remember Me Now

Fresh from winning the Barbados Game Fishing Association International Tournament, the crew of Remember Me Now have taken third place in the Trinidad and Tobago International Game Fishing Tournament. Remember Me Now emerged as the top overseas boat in the tournament contested off the waters of Tobago with a crew comprising captain Rianna Thompson, her […]

Catching queens

Some members of the Barbados Game Fishing Association (BGFA) took to the high seas over the weekend on a fishing expedition that netted them some 300 pounds of queen snappers. The team aboard Lubalee comprised captain Anthony “Thommo” Thompson, Omar Payne, Ricardo Roach and boat owner Rudolph Best. The experienced foursome travelled out to sea […]

Bajan boats takes 7th place

Remember Me Now and a crew of five are expected back in Barbados tomorrow morning after finishing seventh overall from the more than 20 boats that took part in the 2014 Tobago International Billfish Tournament. Indeed, organizers in Tobago would have been bitterly disappointed that after taking part in Barbados’ recently completed game fishing tournament, […]

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