Ed Killer, The Ledger

Ed Killer

The Ledger

Melbourne, FL, United States

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  • TCPalm
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  • Green Bay Press-Gaz.
  • Yahoo
  • Florida Today
  • The News Herald
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • DelmarvaNow!
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • Gainesville.com
  • news-journalonline
  • Ocala Star-Banner
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Recent articles by Ed:

Mocking the state bird? Is replacing mockingbird bird-brained or idea whose time has come?

Outdoor columnist Ed Killer weighs in on what he thinks would be a better state bird for Florida → Read More

Cobia, redfish workshops: Florida anglers to help set new regulations to manage catches

Anglers who chase cobia and redfish could see new fishing and harvest regulations soon. → Read More

Snook & tarpon are in the mullet, but October winds may hamper offshore & surf fishing

The mullet run has been steady, but the winds of October are coming. That could change anglers' plans for the weekend → Read More

Sharks eating your catch? Scientists to survey saltwater anglers for depredation study

Shark depredation: "We've heard a lot from anglers about this problem, but scientifically it hasn’t yet been well characterized," scientist said. → Read More

Jumbo shrimp: Council votes to allow rock shrimp harvest adjacent to Oculina coral reefs

"Shrimpers should not have access within the area PERIOD. If anything, the boundaries should be expanded, not reduced," coral researcher John Reed → Read More

Jumbo shrimp: Council votes to allow rock shrimp harvest adjacent to Oculina coral reefs

"Shrimpers should not have access within the area PERIOD. If anything, the boundaries should be expanded, not reduced," coral researcher John Reed → Read More

FWC may allow goliath grouper harvest in Florida waters. Will anglers pay the price?

Proposed regulations allowing people to catch and keep goliath grouper could be approved at the FWC's October meeting in St. Augustine. → Read More

DayMaker charter boat captain Patrick Price of Stuart loses battle with COVID

"We have lost a great captain, father, husband, son, humanitarian ... fisherman, and a true friend to anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him." → Read More

2 new reservoirs in St. Lucie County will help keep polluted water out of St. Lucie River

I've seen a frog-choking rain fall so hard it flooded a 50-acre tomato field in 30 minutes. → Read More

Kingfish championships to return to Fort Pierce in spring of 2022

While watching the action, one can hear fish tales about who caught one bigger, or even better, about the tournament winner that got away. → Read More

Lake O discharges: Sugar farmers sue Army Corps over EAA reservoir. Will it delay project?

Friends of the Everglades: "These lawsuits look like another obstructionist move by the sugarcane industry." → Read More

Florida redfish stocks in good shape, except in Indian River Lagoon, researchers say

Redfish in the Indian River Lagoon are not meeting the state's stock assessment targets. → Read More

The Fierce Five: Florida's worst hurricanes, at least according to this Florida man

Will we get a chance to practice our Greek alphabet again, like we did last year and in 2005? → Read More

What kind of fish is that? Green Bay family makes 'super rare' catch in Florida waters.

A Green Bay family battled a big fish in the Atlantic Ocean offshore of Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Here's what they caught and released. → Read More

What kind of fish is that? Wisconsin family makes 'super rare' catch in Florida waters.

A Wisconsin family battled a big fish in the Atlantic Ocean offshore of Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Here's what they caught and released. → Read More

Back to school is here and so is the 'What I did on my summer vacation' assignment

In my effort to help our children get through the next 10 months of studies, here is an easy to fill out, B.E.S.T. standards shortcut solution. → Read More

Mother Nature seizes an opportunity: Why Kissimmee River Restoration helps us all

"Nature is like a running back; give her an opening and she's going to run right through it," Shannon Estenoz of the U.S. Department of the Interior → Read More

Watch Live: TCPalm Facebook Live for Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried visit to Martin County

Florida agriculture commissioner Nikki Fried visits Stuart to announce a Clean Water Initiative developed by the Office of Agricultural Water Policy → Read More

Tarpon, snook, kingfish and snapper are prime targets during the 'summer doldrums'

Southwest winds mean flat calm water, but that is not always good for fishing on the Treasure Coast → Read More

FLORIDA TODAY fishing report July 29, 2021: Summer slowdown so target tarpon & snapper

Southwest winds all weekend will mean hot, slick calm days on area waters. → Read More