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Mike Hodge | Posted 1 year 3 weeks
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 1 month
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 1 month
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 2 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 2 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...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 3 months
About 10 years ago, two guys fished the Indian River Lagoon, probably chatting away while looking for schools of redfish. They had discussed paddling the whole Lagoon, but never did so. At one point, neither is sure of exactly when, John Kumiski and...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 4 months
My name is Ross Boucek, a PhD student at Florida International University. A few years back, Oikos asked me to write about some research we completed called "No free lunch: displaced marsh consumers regulate a prey subsidy to an estuarine consumer"...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 4 months
In South Florida coastal rivers, two fishes reign supreme - snook and largemouth bass. A few years ago, state and federal agencies launched large scale collaborative research projects investigating the dynamics behind these two river fisheries...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 4 months
It’s almost November. A hint of fall is in the air as a tinge of cool air has replaced summer’s suffocating heat. Of course, we’ll miss those flat calm days, but with winter on the way, conditions to catch big seatrout are not far behind. Given that...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 5 months
You can earn a free SGF buff! The first 10 registered anglers in SGF's October Fishfest who log a fish during tournament hours will get a SGF buff mailed to them. The SGF buff is made by HooRag and is an important part of your fishing day. Protect...