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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 1 month
On Jan 31, Joe Rufin (St. Pete Beach) had a very productive snook fishing trip. He not only landed a pair of bruising line-siders, but he opted to enter his fishing trip into the shiny new iGhoFish smartphone app, the latest data collecting tool in...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 1 month
The SGF annual meeting in Tampa (Feb 28, 2015) shored up the Executive Committee for the upcoming year. Highlights include long time SGF volunteer and BOD member Mike Readling taking over the helm as Chairman, and an influx of valuable experience at...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 3 months
...and win a prize! The Inshore Kickoff is complimented by the Freshwater Kickoff - both free, both this weekend. ...and win a prize! SGF and Elemental Methods teamed up again to bring some exciting new changes to the iAngler-Tournament system...
Site Admin | Posted 3 years 4 months
2014 was a good year for Florida’s snook anglers. The recovery from the 2010 cold snap seems to be right on track, thanks in part to FWC’s astute management plans, SGF’s Angler Action Program, and the overall outstanding conservation ethos of...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 3 years 5 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 3 years 5 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 7 months
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 7 months
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 7 months
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 9 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...