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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 months 2 weeks
If you have ever been grouper fishing, I know this has happened to you: You feel the thump of a bite, reel down and next thing you know the fish has “rocked you up” and before you can react, your line goes slack. Fish – and tackle – gone. More times...
Mike Hodge | Posted 4 months 3 weeks
Probably not the grass you thought I meant. For anglers like me, grass means one thing: the long, skinny green stuff that grows in shallow waters. In fresh waters we often call it tape grass; in salt water we go with sea grass. In a healthy estuary...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 5 months 2 weeks
It’s chilly out there. In fact, it’s downright cold in some of Florida’s typically balmy coastal regions. Whether you appreciate the break from the heat or you are suddenly longing for our typically warm weather, it is worth taking a minute to think...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 8 months 4 days
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 9 months 4 days
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 9 months 3 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 10 months 5 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 11 months 2 days
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 1 year 4 weeks
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 1 year 1 month
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...