Today is the 65th anniversary of the disappearance of Flight 19, the US Navy’s infamous “Lost Patrol”. On Dec. 5, 1945, five TBM Avengers were on a routine training mission from their …
Swordfish Extravaganza II a Big Hit in South Florida
Kudos to Capt. Skip Smith and the Swordfish Club for the record breaking attendance at the Swordfish Extravaganza II event, which was held last week at the IGFA headquarters in Dania Beach, FL. Major names in the big game tackle business showcased their latest products for hooking up these behemoths, and key organizations produced informative seminars on the fishery. NOAA and HMS gave presentations on government efforts to rebuild “trust” with recreational fishermen, and highlighted the importance of reporting your sword catch so the USA can keep a valid tally in regards to our international quota.
Congrats again to Capt. Skip and the Swordfish Club crew for a great event!