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grouper recently caught on a boat

Scholarship Opportunity for the Florida Friendly Fishing Guide Certification


July 29, 2020

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 plan focuses on a different aspect ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, Fishing Guide, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, Recreation

Fish with a Florida Friendly Fishing Guide


July 27, 2020

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 a major part of our tourism economy. Generally, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Fisheries, Fishing, Fishing Guide, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, InsideNatureCoast, Recreation
Fish being held with a descending device attached

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


June 22, 2020

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 waters of the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Barotrauma, Fisheries, Fisheries Management, Fisheries Regulations, Florida Sea Grant

The Marine Resource Education Program Southeast: What Is It & Why Should You Attend


November 29, 2017

Fisheries management is hard. Management of fisheries in the United States dates back to the 1970s. The government realized they needed to come up with a way to manage fisheries within United States waters since other countries were entering ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Recreation, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Natural Resources, Professional Development

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