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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 month 1 day
This past September, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC) reversed its recent trend of keeping the Atlantic Red Snapper fishery closed to recreational harvest by recommending a short recreational season later this fall. The council...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 months 1 day
Powerful tropical storms and hurricanes leave a trail of destruction that often seems unfathomable to observers, let alone the people who are directly impacted. Loss of life and property capture headlines and for a few days, and first responders...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 months 2 weeks
South Atlantic Council Considers Opening Red Snapper - possibly as soon as this year! On September 11th, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC) will discuss red snapper management options during their meeting (Charleston, SC)....
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 months 2 days
If you think about inshore fishing in Florida, you probably think of redfish, tarpon, snook and seatrout. After all, those are traditionally considered the Big Four. Here’s another one to consider: Tripletail. Skeptical? That makes sense, because...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 months 4 weeks
Attention SGF Members: Our Annual General Meeting will be held on August 20th in Tampa, FL. The meeting is open to all SGF members. The Board will hold elections for open board seats, review the activities of the past year, and discuss upcoming...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 6 months 1 day
I have never caught a largemouth bass. Well, that’s not exactly true. I’ve caught a few yearling-sized largemouth, but nothing worth bragging about. Hell, these fish weren’t even big enough to warrant lying about to my buddies over a beer. Not that...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 6 months 1 week
The Snook and Gamefish Foundation needs your support on Wednesday, May 17. For the first time ever, we are taking part in the Great Give, a one-day donation drive run by the United Way of Palm Beach County. Any donations our organization receives...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 6 months 2 weeks
Restoring habitats in South Florida can get an early start by implementing the right projects ahead of the larger scale restoration projects that have recently captured the headlines. With a 30-acre project in the Caloosahatchee River, SGF aims to...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 7 months 3 days
By Mike Hodge Spring has arrived, which means longer days, warmer water, less wind, and with a little luck, more snook. The key is to be flexible. Typically, snook move from the backcountry, to the flats and then to the beaches from season to...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 7 months 2 weeks
The latest fish added to the iAngler/Angler Action Program database is the Redband trout, thanks to AAP logger Dean Limb. Redband trout are a subspecies of rainbow trout that are found in Pacific Basin waters. There are different subspecies of...