Decaying tuna carcasses off Ibizia again

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Again: Like last year, the Ibiza Island Council protested sharply to the Spanish central government in Madrid against the illegal dumping of tuna corpses by purse seiners. The bottom trawlers had up to 3 tonnes of decaying tuna carcasses in...

Deadly fight: Many sharks die after release

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Even short fights of only 20 minutes are apparently sufficient to release the especially sensitive Great Hammerheads into "freedom" as certain death candidates. The angler is delighted: The shark, which has been fought into the boat or even pulled onto...

Spaniards and Portuguese kill more sharks than swordfish

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Spanish and Portuguese fishing vessels in particular, are killing more sharks than swordfish in the Atlantic. Often targeted to benefit from finning, despite an EU ban. According to Greenpeace, four times as many sharks as swordfish were caught in the...

41 shark species threatened with extinction in the Mediterranean

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More than half of the 41 species of shark living in the Mediterranean are threatened with extinction, one third of them acute. This is the conclusion of a recently published report by the environmental protection organization WWF. The causes have...

Dentex brings faith back

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To find a good charter captain among many is not easy for us. Holidaymakers who fish for pike or carp at home and have no big game experience are then dependent on the promises of the captains. Some of them...

Fishing on North Kenya Bank in danger

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The beautiful fishing on the North Kenya Bank above Malindi may be threatened with extinction. Where charter boat guests catch big Yellowfins in September and Marlin anglers and Jiggers get their money's worth later in the year, a border dispute...

Anger and Confidence – My Donation to Sea Shepherd

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My story over the Chinese fishing fleet, which is now legally emptying the Somali waters, has caused me and many of you to feel helpless rage. I have now rediscovered for myself how I can turn this bitterness into confidence:...

322 kg giant tuna on MAD MAX

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The tuna giants are still in the north of Mallorca - and can be caught! A guest on the MAD MAX of Capt. Vince Riera experienced the fight of his life on Thursday (June 27th): Half a dozen huge echoes...

New bag limit: One spearfish per day off Croatia

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Finally good news from Croatia: Recreational anglers with a so-called large license will be allowed to take one spearfish per fishing day from now on. - And this should also be done with bleeding fish, they taste very good and...

Alcudia, Mallorca: Happy anglers

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In the days around the full moon of June, almost all traditional tuna hotspots in the Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean are barren. No wonder: the fish then migrate in large schools around the Balearic Islands to spawn. Also the...