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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 11 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...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 11 months
...That you DON'T need to share your exact location of your fishing trip, and the data is still extremely important? Much of the state and federal fishery data needs to know the county you fished in for fishery management purposes. (Some specific...