Friday, June 9, 2017

“Grab your fishing gear”. It’s the 2017 Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge. Learn more below.

Please Note: If you are a resident along the Indian River Lagoon you are invited to attend and participate as well as you await that “cusp of a fix” to clean up your water woes:

“It [Indian River Lagoon] has also been fouled by wastewater treatment plants that discharge into the lagoon, sewage spills from the plants during heavy rains, and leaky septic tanks.”
—Quote from Associated Press article by reporters Jason Dearen and Mike Schneider, datelined May 4th.

And to learn more, read about a reporter’s “Paddling the habitats of Lake Worth Lagoon”. County residents and visitors do a lot of kayaking here in Palm Beach County as well. Use this link to learn more about eco-tours and rentals or call 561-225-8250 to make a reservation today!

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For the 2017 Fishing Challenge rules and more details use this link.

“To collect fisheries information about the county’s largest estuary, Palm Beach County and its partners in the Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative will hold the second annual Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge from May 26 through July 9, 2017. The initiative is collaborating with the Snook & Gamefish Foundation and the West Palm Beach Fishing Club to host the challenge as a fun citizen science contest.