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January, 2017

  • 12 January

    New Fly Fishing Regulations Implemented

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources made the announcement on Friday, January 6 2017 advising the public that the new regulations governing fly fishing will come into effect on Monday, January 9, 2017. The announcement noted that “all persons above the age of twelve who wish to engage in …

  • 12 January

    AFFGA Response to Regulations which Require Bahamians to Hire Fishing Guide

    Most Bahamians are unaware of new government regulations that will be effective on January 9, 2017. The Abaco Fly Fishing Guides Association would like to share our thoughts with the public regarding the flats fishing regulation.

August, 2016

  • 10 August

    FRIENDS Ecosystems Camps Teach Love of Environment and Fishing Skills

    Summer is here and with it a multitude of restless children waiting to be entertained with interesting projects and new learning experiences. For the past ten years, Friends of the Environment, Abaco’s environmental education organization, has been offering children’s camps to awaken their interest in preserving Abaco’s delicate environment and …

June, 2016

  • 2 June

    $150 Million Flats Fishing Industry Threatened by “Draconian” Regulations

    In response to what they feel as moves by a “completely unacceptable” regulatory body (the Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association [BFFIA]), the Abaco Fly Fishing Guides Association (AFFGA) formally requested that the Department of Marine Resources to abandon installing the BFFIA as the regulators for the entire industry.

October, 2015

  • 15 October

    AFFGA Establishes Reconstruction Fund for Southern Lodges

    The Abaco Fly Fishing Guides Association (AFFGA) is spearheading a RECONSTRUCTION FUND to benefit fly fishing guides and the accommodating establishments that cater to fly fishing anglers that lost their ability to make a living because of the destruction in the Southern Bahamas from Hurricane Joaquin. AFFGA is working with …