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Anonymous | Posted 1 year 8 months
South Florida Recreational Anglers find satisfaction in new barracuda regulations; FWC calls for anglers to contribute to the Angler Action Program. On September 3rd, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) voted new barracuda...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 9 months
Today many snook anglers are blood-shot and bleary eyed at work, because starting Sept. 1st they could start keeping slot snook for dinner (28-32” east coast, 28-33 west coast, one fish per angler). Opening day usually brings a flurry of interesting...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 9 months
Did we say website? Actually, it's a cloud system and service - a very cool set up for fishermen, watermen and conservationists – but we’ll come back to that in a moment. Why the switch from the old website? That’s a fair question. We were proud of...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 10 months
By MIKE HODGE Admit it. Anyone who’s caught a snook probably has dreamed of owning a Hell’s Bay or Maverick skiff with all the goodies, but it’s tough to write that big check, and all boats ---it doesn’t matter if it’s a Gheenoe or a Hewes---...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 1 year 10 months
Florida’s forage fish got a nice boost from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) at the June 25 commission meeting in Sarasota where a resolution was adopted which detailed the importance of the little fish that keep our coveted big fish...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 11 months
By MIKE HODGE The barracuda is considered among the fiercest predators on the flats, yet the feisty fish has had little protection when it comes to bag limits in the state of Florida. That may change thanks to the Snook & Gamefish Foundation and...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 11 months
By MIKE HODGE     Evaluating fish populations is akin to calculus. Let’s say you have a bucket of water. The bucket has a hole. You pour water in to maintain flow. Water arrives. Water leaves. At what point does the bucket fill?   That’s precisely...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 11 months
By MIKE HODGE  HOBE SOUND --- On a blustery Monday, it was too windy to fish, but the ebb and flow of the Loxahatchee River was too strong resist. I needed to get out, so I made it a point to learn about the history of our local water and a fellow...
Anonymous | Posted 1 year 12 months
by SGF STAFF US Senate asks for better recreational angler data; SGF Answers the Call On May 20, 2015, the Snook & Gamefish Foundation was asked to testify before the U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast...
Anonymous | Posted 2 years 2 weeks
By MIKE HODGE | 15 MAY 2015     What started as a simple way for anglers to record their catch may help preserve the fish they covet. Sound farfetched? Maybe not. Ryan Jiorle, a University of Florida Master’s candidate, spent nearly a year studying...