Author: Tim Choate

President Signs Billfish Conservation Act II

Author: Tim Choate Posted Under: Blog, Billfish, Marlin, Victories, Press Releases

August 2, 2018.  President Donald Trump today signed into law HR 4528, bipartisan legislation to amend the Billfish Conservation Act to clarify that Pacific billfish exempted from the 2012 law’s federal no-sale provision must be sold locally in Hawaii and Pacific island territories (Guam, Samoa, etc.).  In effect, it achieves the ...


Author: Tim Choate Posted Under: Blog, Wild Oceans

“We took on 3 governments to help ensure a Wild Ocean for the next generation and we are just getting started.” How did an IGFA Hall of Fame fisherman and fishing resort owner add conservationist to his resume? By understanding that conservation is a gift to our children and their ...

Wild Oceans Chair Tim Choate Joins Fishing Hall of Fame

Author: Tim Choate Posted Under: Blog, Wild Oceans, Press Releases

Tim Choate of Coral Gables, Florida, an ardent angler since the mid-1950s, is being honored for a lifetime of contributions to the sport of offshore fishing and marine conservation. At tonight’s ceremony, he will be inducted into the prestigious International Game Fish Association Hall of Fame. The IGFA Hall of ...