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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 11 months 2 weeks
If you fish the Atlantic side of the upper Florida Keys, you probably have noticed a disturbing trend that has had huge impacts on the local fishery. “The ballyhoo have been missing for about 5 years, and it is getting worse every year,” says...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 1 day
Big chunks of our great state of Florida appear to be broken. What was once untamed and pristine is now a sprawling web of goop that threatens the entire fabric of what makes Florida beautiful. Maybe the most alarming observation is that the people...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 5 days
The iAngler Tournament system is gaining steam, and once again the 4th Annual Vonderau Slam (Dunedin FL, June 25) showed why the west coast of Florida just north of Clearwater is such a great fishing destination. “The beaches are incredible, and...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 1 month
The Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge, a free month-long data collection project spearheaded by Palm Beach County, the West Palm Beach Fishing Club and the Snook & Gamefish Foundation, has logged more species (31 and counting) than any other...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 1 month
Finally, Anglers have a real opportunity to show how we can BENEFIT our habitats while being fishermen and women. But we need to take this first step. During the month of June, Anyone who fishes in the Lake Worth Lagoon can enter the FREE Lake...
Mike Hodge | Posted 1 year 4 months
Check out the Q/A session between SGF and Pete Squibb, the most prolific Angler Action (AAP) logger. Pete, a retired marine biologist, shares exactly why the AAP is important to him, and how it will help every angler in the future. Pete Squibb...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 5 months
After completing a round of workshops and voting to implement a bag limit for recreational and commercial anglers, FWC is once again holding public workshops. The purpose of the 3 public workshops is to allow recreational anglers another opportunity...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 5 months
It's that time again! SGF will hold our annual meeting, this year in Beautiful Crystal River, Florida. The meeting will be held March 20th at 11AM, at the Crystal River National Refuge (1502 SE Kings Bay Drive, Crystal River, FL 34429). Meeting...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 6 months
On January 13, 350+ snook enthusiasts took time out of their work week and traveled to Orlando for an opportunity to learn more about their favorite fish, Centropomus undecimalis. The one day symposium was designed to accomplish a few hefty goals,...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 6 months
It’s January, and it will be a good four or five months before snook move from the backcountry to the flats and beaches. This year, while snook bask in what so far has been an unseasonably warm winter, many of Florida’s top scientists and fishermen...