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NE Florida’s 2nd Annual Lionfish Derby

NE Florida’s 2nd Annual Lionfish Derby

Come on… You know  you love to hate lionfish. To help the state control lionfish population, NE Florida is conducting its 2nd annual lionfish derby. Last years event handed out thousands of dollars in cash awards and more. Be part of this movement. Sign up and join us August 8 for the captains meeting and August 9th for the hunt and harvest. Proceeds benefit the DSAJ (Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville) and REEF as well as local … Read entire article »

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Narcosis, the Great White is found

Narcosis, the Great White is found

This past weekend, Divetalking received texts containing two photographs of a diver, Tom Booker holding the Great White Narcosis. Narcosis was found in the Ginnie Springs. She is the cousin of Deco, the Great White that once lived in Ginnie Springs and has since migrated to and last seen in the Virgina area. Narcosis was last reported as being sited in January 2013.. 11 months later she is discovered once again. A third great White is located … Read entire article »

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NE Florida Lionfish Derby, 2013

NE Florida Lionfish Derby, 2013

[singlepic id=965 w=320 h=240 float=center] It was Friday August 23, 2013 and we met at Nippers for the required Captains Meeting. The room was filled with guest speakers and participants from all across Florida and part of Georgia. It would be the last opportunity to signup and participate in the Derby with awards as high as $1500.00 going to the team with the most lionfish. During the evening, speakers Walt Quinn (2013 Derby Director and proprietor), … Read entire article »

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Recreational Dive Planner Challenge

    So you believe you know how to use the Diving Science & Technology Corp. Recreational Dive Planner, RDP? Visit Dive Planner Quiz and take the quiz. When you complete the questions, compare how you answered to the others who have taken the quiz before you. It is great as a refresher or for new student divers to use as a learning tool.     … Read entire article »

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Lionfish Blast – Are you in or out?

Hi Everyone, Capt.Dan here we are going to do two weekends for the Lion Fish Hunt I will be giving away a free $100 dive trip for who ever gets the most. Come April 13 and April 20. The trips will cost $150 you can bring 4 tanks everyone needs to be advance diver. 110 to 115 will be the deepest. So give me a call 904-463-3236. [singlepic id=925 w=320 h=240 float=center] We are almost 1/2 way into … Read entire article »

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DEMA Show 2013 – Orange County Convention Center – Orlando Florida

DEMA Show 2012 saw four fantastic show days with thousands of people flooding the aisles of the exhibit hall which features hundreds of exhibits all dedicated to the diving, action watersports and travel industries. Mark your calendars for DEMA Show 2013, November 6-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. DEMA Show has gone mobile!  Click here to view event details, the floor plan and show specials on your mobile device. ATTENDEE        EXHIBITOR    MEDIA     FLOOR PLAN     FEATURES   HOTELS    REGISTRATION   About DEMA Show                 About DEMA                    Join DEMA Sponsors                                Show Floor                       Seminars Register                                  Book Hotel                       Contact Us Produced by DEMA, The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association Toll Free: (800)-862-3483 Phone: (858)-616-6108 Fax: (858)-616-6495 Email: info@dema.com 313 South Patrick Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Managed by National Trade Productions (NTP) Toll Free: (800)-687-7469 Phone: (703)-683-8500 Fax: … Read entire article »

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Northeast Florida Lionfish Blast Tournament 2013

TISIRI is at it again! Leading  the Northeast Florida Lionfish Blast Tournament coming this March, through April 2013 to NE Florida. The invasive lionfish epidemic in the western Atlantic is an ever growing problem. Northeast Florida is no exception, and if you follow our efforts at TISIRI you know we routinely attempt to harvest lionfish from our local reefs. Unfortunately, lionfish populations are so prolific more effort is needed in hope to have an effect on … Read entire article »

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