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Tag: Florida Sea Grant

Scholarship Opportunity for the Florida Friendly Fishing Guide Certification

grouper recently caught on a boat

In June 2020 I wrote a blog post about the Florida Friendly Fishing Guide Certification. As a recap, this online course teaches best practices for catch and release fishing to Florida fishing guides. Each lesson… Read More

Fish with a Florida Friendly Fishing Guide

Fishing with guides Fishing is a great pastime and Florida is a great place to do it! Each year, millions of anglers visit the state’s waters to take part in the fun. Recreational fishing is… Read More

New Federal South Atlantic Fishing Regulations: Descending Device Required On-Board

Fish being held with a descending device attached

Beginning July 15, all recreational, commercial, and for-hire vessels will be required to have a working descending device on-board and readily available when fishing for any of the fish in the snapper-grouper complex in federal… Read More

Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!

Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent news headlines… Read More

Fishermen – Use Best Practices and Assist with Data Collection during Red Snapper Opening

The South Atlantic recreational red snapper mini-season opens this Friday July 12th for two consecutive weekends. This is a great opportunity both for recreational fishermen to bring home a red snapper for dinner (with a bag… Read More