Hannah Kaplan – owner and operator of Barrier Beauties – discusses her oyster farm near Bolivar, the ins and outs of the permitting process, and future possibilities for her operations. Hannah and her team have braved new waters to find a way to provide a sustainable product to a desperate market.
Bringing Baffin Back (BBB) is a sustained commitment to dramatically improve the health of Baffin Bay and the surrounding economy through partnerships between scientists and stakeholders who want the bay to thrive.
We all want more oysters, and in the process of considering management options for the fishery, we need to prioritize the value of oyster IN the water.
Episode 46, Shane and John Blaha sit down with retired Texas Game Wardens and Rockport, Texas residents Michael Weiss and Scott McLeod for an honest and frank conversation about the status of our Texas oyster fishery, their concerns regarding management, and the crucial issues surrounding it.
LISTEN: Casey Shedd, President of AFTCO (American Fishing Tackle Company) sits down with CCA National President Pat Murray and Shane Bonnot to discuss the AFTCO brand, the Shedd family conservation legacy, and why fishing matters.
Shane and Pat discuss the recreational angler’s response to the emergency rule to help speckled trout stocks rebound after the devastating February 2021 freeze.
Pat and Shane discuss the impacts of the February 14-19, 2021 freeze event on Texas coastal fisheries, conservation ethics and the responsibility we have as individuals to participate in the recovery of spotted seatrout populations. Pat also provides some historical perspective from his experiences working as a fishing as a guide through freeze events in the 1980’s. Tune in to the very end to hear the latest news from Texas Parks and Wildlife regarding emergency rule changes. photo credit: John Blaha
“Make the resource first.” | “Take care of that habitat.” – John Blaha, Director of Habitat, CCA Texas. HUGE shoutout to Chris at the Speckled Truth for having John Blaha on his podcast to talk conservation, habitat, and a bunch of other fascinating topics.
Brian Little – owner/operator of Sabine Skiffs discusses conservation, fishing, philosophy of life and designing/building some of the hottest poling skiffs on the market today. It was a pleasure to spend time with a kindred spirit and record this episode. Thank you Brian Little! Want to learn more about Sabine Skiffs? – Click Here