Hooked Birds

Save hooked birds - Don't cut the line!

Our waterbirds are in constant peril from fishing line and hooks! The Tampa Audubon Society has built a multi-organizational committee that brainstorms and implements ideas to decrease injury and mortality to waterbirds caused by fishing line and hooks. This is a HUGE problem; it is pervasive in all parts of the county, wherever fishing is allowed, whether saltwater or freshwater. However, we believe most people would do the right thing, if they just knew what that was. Read more here.

What to Do if You Hook a Pelican [TAS].pdf