Dr. Ross Boucek is a fisheries biologist who facilitates research on permit, bonefish and tarpon in the Florida Keys. He works closely with the angler community and management agencies to pass boating and fishing regulations and conservation measures that help protect and improve fisheries. He lives on his 31-foot, 1977 Searunner sailboat named "Barbara Jean" in the Florida Keys.
Maverick Boat Crossing Shallow Water Flats in Florida Keys. Photo: Ian Wilson-Navarro.
Fisheries biologist Dr. Ross Boucek rounds up some shallow water boating tips.