Category: Respect the Resource

Whose Line Is It Anyway

You’re probably seen those big PVC tubes hanging around near boat ramps and fishing piers. These tubes are where you should be recycling your monofilament fishing line. You may have even used them. Great! When disposed of improperly monofilament can be hazardous to marine life and boat propellers. Birds and animals cannot see discarded monofilament…
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Prop Scarring

This is a touchy subject, but one which needs to be talked about. Education is the key to correcting problems. Some boaters might not be aware of the negative impact created by both intentional and unintentional propeller (prop) scarring. Our shallow flats are full of a diverse array of aquatic life. Seagrass beds provide food and…
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Respect the Resource

One of our guiding principles is “Respect the Resource.” FlatsWorthy has developed relationships with some outstanding organizations and institutions. One of those is Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). ANWR is doing proscribed burns this week, so the smoke may disrupt some anglers usual fishing. While it may seem counterintuitive, these burns are a great way…
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