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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 4 days
Technology sure has change things these days for the fisherman. I’m not even going to bring up all the new fancy 3d/hd/gps/depth finder, gear, lure etc that are on the boats when you’re fishing. I’m talking about all the things you look up in you...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 4 days
ALEXANDRIA, Va. Ever since E10 gasoline (gas containing 10% ethanol) became widely available several years ago, the nation's largest recreational boat owners group, BoatUS, has received hundreds of calls and emails complaining about boat engine...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 4 days
  Best Practices for Catch & Release Fishing Sustain our robust fisheries by counting your total catch and handling with skill all the fish you release. Here's an update on best practices: Fish Handling Minimize handling, since this can remove...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 4 days
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS   Which species of grouper are managed in the Gulf of Mexico? • The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Gulf Council) and NOAA Fisheries Service regulate the harvest of 15 grouper species: - Red, gag, black, scamp...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 4 days
If you fish off St. Lucie County,  from Ft. Pierce to Hutchison Island,  you can now take part in the Angler Action - St.Lucie Artificial Reef Project.  Practice logging your catch on AnglerAction.org, whenever you fish.  And when you visit any of...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 4 days
  Limited Release!   [click here to order] SGF announces the release of Visions of True Florida: First Memories, a series of original artwork representing a collaborative project between official SGF artist Joe Suroviec and some of Florida’s most...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 4 days
  Angler Action to partner in new science and policy initiative. University of Florida, Professor Kai Lorenzen provided the following information: Anglers who fish Sarasota Bay and Charlotte Harbor are encouraged to participate in a new...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 5 days
  Historically, recreational anglers have not considered themselves data collectors unless it was for their personal use. Data collection consisted mainly of a fishing log that kept track of what, when, where, why, and how. Information like date,...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 5 days
  An old man on a cane was strolling along Seventh Avenue in New York City when he came upon a tourist. The old man stopped the tourist and asked, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” The unsuspecting tourist replied, “Sorry, I am new in town and don’...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 4 years 5 days
  Welcome to the 7th year of Best Shots Photo Contests BEST SHOTS photo contests are a tradition of the Snook & Gamefish Foundation since 2007.  The purpose is to recognize and promote catch and release techniques that increase release survival...