Florida has unique ecosystems within casting range from shore like coral reefs and tropical hardbottom. Dumping millions of tons of sand on top of that environment can certainly have an effect on sport fishing. Here, one of Florida's premier sportfishing authors takes a three-part look at what beach replenishment has done to fishing in his state.
Terry Gibson - Shallow Water Angler Magazine, Florida
"Beach Management in Florida, an Investigative Report"
* Article 1 of 3 (PDF)
* Article 2 of 3 (PDF)
* Article 3 of 3 (PDF)
Asbury Park Press, January 2005
"Pallone Wants Reef-Building to Continue"
* Article (PDF)