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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 10 months
 Barracuda capture anglers and divers alike. They are an important part of Florida's experience and ecosystem. photo: Dean HulseWith its menacing crooked teeth, evil eyes and foul smell, the great barracuda is not the poster child for gamefish....
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 11 months
The Snook & Gamefish Foundation's Board of Directors will meet in Tampa of Feb 28 at the Cigar City Brewery tasting/meeting room. This annual meeting will cover election of new board members and re-election of BOD members whose terms are due to...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 1 week
Downloading the iAngler-Tournament smartphone application Follow these instructions and guidelines when you first download the iAngler Tournament app, and your experience should be quick, easy, and rewarding. Using an Apple or Android mobile device...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 2 weeks
Written by Tim Ohara, Florida Keys News There seems to be little argument about whether conservation measures put in place to protect the Goliath grouper have been a success. But a debate is waging about whether they have been successful enough to...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 3 weeks
Originally published in FWC's Fish Busters' Bulletin Sept 2014   FWC Media contact: Bob Wattendorf, 850-488-0520 Florida freshwater anglers target at least 25 species of native fishes. Most are within a 45-minute drive of anyone wanting to wet a...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 2 months
  First District Court of Appeals Strikes Down Gill Net Use upon Appeal The appellate court’s decision overturns ruling that gill nets ban was unfair; reinstates ban which was passed in 1995 and challenged almost universally since TALLAHASSEE (July...
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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 3 months
Why Study Snook? Dr. Ken Leber has 5 reasons. As juveniles, they tend to stay put in their nursery habitats, rather than wander about the bay. Thus, there is some predictability about them staying in a system long enough for them to be affected by...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 3 months
  Experienced anglers can predict the bite from their backyards. "Spring Fishing in Florida is not defined by any specific dates", writesCapt. Tom Van Horn, "but more so by temperature and weather patterns." Capt. Tom watches his lavender Formosa...