Entries by Bob Hickerson

Lionfish in the News April 09, 2015

Thank you Ed Killer and the TC Palm staff for your continued coverage of our ongoing lionfish removal efforts! Here are some excerpts from Ed’s article which appeared Apr 10, 2015: For Bob Hickerson, inventor of The Frapper, the removal of lionfish from South Florida’s ecosystem is serious business. But the way he figures it, […]


As seen in Coastal Angler Magazine May 23, 2014 by Bob Hickerson/ Team Frapper “The lionfish invasion in Florida’s waters… a brief review and update” The first “official” report of a lionfish in Florida’s waters occurred in 1985 off the Southeast coast. We have also heard of “unofficial” sightings dating back into the 1970s. Most […]

Winning Team Nets $1,700 in Middle Keys Lionfish Tournament

Weather and a postponement contributed to a low turnout for the Middle Keys lionfish tournament, but one lucky team took home $1,700. The October 23 tournament in Marathon, organized by the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) and Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, was the second of three Keys-based lionfish roundups aimed at reducing the population of […]

Launch of our new website

Dear Reader, We are launching our new website with more features, robust shopping cart and easy to use navigation. The new website is fully compatible with different devices like mobiles, tablets and various screen resolutions. We hope that you will enjoy your stay at our revamped website. Warm Regards, Bob Hickerson