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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

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

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

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… Read More