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Old 04-26-2018, 10:57 PM   #16
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Re: Jewfish. April 2018

I was pretty sure they were not going to allow any harvest. They may revisit it somewhere down the road but I will be quite shocked if they ever open them. It’s just too hot of a topic politically and socially.
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Old 04-27-2018, 09:37 AM   #17
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Re: Jewfish. April 2018

I was surprised they even took it upon themselves to look into it. There just wasn’t enough scientific data to change the law, but they did make a change outlawing our
Preferred gear type - they had enough data to do that - with respect to triple tail.

I suppose the culling of jewfish will be continued by those that feel that they are too aggressive and too prevalent.
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Old 05-13-2018, 09:36 AM   #18
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Re: Jewfish. April 2018

Let's keep the jewfish fully protected. I love seeing them and they mostly do not interfere with my spearfishing.
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Old 05-13-2018, 09:39 AM   #19
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Old 05-13-2018, 02:41 PM   #20
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Re: Jewfish. April 2018

Saw what had to be 350-400 lb one on a natural ledge in 40 feet of water yesterday. I may have spent a little too much time checking him out until he thumped me twice. Now I’ve heard goliaths and other grouper thump but this was a whole other level. Funny thing was on video you can’t hear it at all. But it silenced out everything else on the video for a second. Crazy
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Old 05-14-2018, 10:17 AM   #21
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Yeah the go pro must have an audio filter, because even power heads do not sound loud.
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