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Lionfish Hunt on the Yellow Brick Road

The lionfish invasion continues so we must be vigilant to clean our portion of the reef regularly.  On our last visit to the road, we eliminated two but we saw more that we could not get from the rocks.  We'll do our best to get them all this time.  Unfortunately, they multiply fast enough for there to usually be plenty to harvest.

Divers can bring any small spear or implement they desire.  The state no longer requires a saltwater license to be equipped, so all divers can no help eradicate this species that has no natural enemy and is ravaging the tropical population.

We'll meet and be in the water early because some of us go to work later that morning.  This is an easy spot to enter and exit.  Freshwater showers are available.  Parking is $1.50 per hour and is plentiful at the scheduled dive time.  Divers of all experience levels are encouraged to attend.

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  • Tom C.

    Super dive this morning. We dropped right onto the Road after a short and easy swim. Visibility was good, allowing us to bag a nice margate and miss a beautiful hogfish. Found only two lionfish so that means we are being effective in keeping the population down. If you visit the road, be sure to watch the school of sheepshead parrot fish that have made the rockpile its residence.

    May 2, 2013

  • Silvia C G.

    Thought we would be able to make it but change of plans... I'll be out there on the 11th for sure! :)

    April 30, 2013

  • Jason S

    Unfortunately I have to work during the week

    April 27, 2013

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  • Tom C.
    Instructor and guide, Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Austin
    Open Water Diver, Assistant Organizer
  • jay
    Open Water Diver
  • Sue
    Open Water Diver
  • Danny P.
    Open Water Diver

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