Keys Fisheries

Commercial fisheries fighting for fairness

Commercial fisheries fighting for fairness

Annual meeting is about safety and rights Members of the Southeastern Fisheries Association gathered in Key Largo last week to discuss legislative changes, industry regulations and how to protect their harvesting rights. “The recreational side is a lot more powerful than us,” said SFA Executive Director Bob Jones. “They get about 73 percent of all […]

Marathon: Trivia Night isn’t trivial

Marathon: Trivia Night isn’t trivial

Winning contestants walk away with gift cards, bragging rights Are you smarter than the next guy?  Answer these without the help of Google: A. What is the largest bone in the human body? B. Name the popular rapper who was born in 1986 in Canada as Aubrey Graham? C. In what year was the bikini invented? […]

#Events: Marathon Residents Win Stone Crab Eating Contest

#Events: Marathon Residents Win Stone Crab Eating Contest

MARATHON, Florida Keys — Marathon resident Larry Smorgala proved he is the most proficient cracker and consumer of Florida Keys stone crab claws by taking top honors in the fourth annual Keys Fisheries Stone Crab Eating Contest Saturday in Marathon. In the challenge staged to celebrate the opening of the annual stone crab season, nearly […]