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2017 Red Snapper Season To Open June 1st

NOAA Fisheries and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission have announced the re-opening of the popular Red Snapper season for federally permitted Charter For-Hire vessels in the Gulf of Mexico (federal waters) effective June 1 through July 19, 2017.   A two fish daily bag limit per person remains in effect. The current minimum size […]

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2017 Gag Grouper Season To Open June 1

NOAA Fisheries and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission have announced the re-opening of the popular Gag Grouper season in Federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico effective June 1, 2017 (12:01 AM local time). This opening coincides with the opening of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. A two fish daily bag limit […]

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Red Snapper & Gag Grouper Now Open in Gulf

NOAA Fisheries today opened two popular fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico — Red Snapper and Gag Grouper.  Red Snapper will be open from June 1, 2016 (today through July 16, 2016). This 46 day Red Snapper season applies only to Federally-permitted, For-Hire Charter Boats in Federal waters. A two fish bag limit per person remains in effect. The […]

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Team Sure Lure Wraps 2016 Cobia Season – Takes Women’s World Championship Title

For the sixth time since 2009, the Team SURE LURE brought home the title trophy for Women’s World Champion as the 2016 Cobia World Championships sponsored by Harbor Docks (Destin, FL) came to an end May 8th. The Cobia World Championships tournament is an annual event held from mid-March through early May where Cobia enthusiasts from throughout the region […]

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Sure Lure Joins Gulfarium For Sea Turtle Release

On Father’s Day 2013, the Team SURE LURE joined Marine Life Specialists from the Florida Gulfarium in the release of three Loggerhead Sea Turtles to the Gulf of Mexico off of Destin. Rescued from life threatening injuries, the young turtles were nursed back to the health over the course of a year by the Florida […]

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Sure Lure Cobia Team Featured in Sport Fishing Magazine

Sport Fishing Magazine (online April 5) features Captain Don Dineen and Team SURE LURE as they compete in the annual springtime Cobia fishing tournaments held across Northwest Florida.  Titled “Colossal Cobia Await in Florida’s Panhandle in Florida’s Panhandle,” the article highlights a 76.4 lb Cobia caught just hours earlier by Team SURE LURE which ended up securing the 2013 Women’s […]

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Sure Lure Wins Monthlong Destin Cobia Tournament

A third tournament win this Cobia season is racked up by the Charter Boat Sure Lure as it takes the 1st Place title overall for the 2012 Harbor Walk Destin Cobia Tournament. Adding to its successful run, the Team Sure Lure also took 1st Place in the Ladies Division. Running mid March – April 30th, […]

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