24
Feb
GFR3303-Atl-Sailfish-Recovery

Atlantic Sailfish Recaptured GFR3303

Atlantic Sailfish Recaptured!! GFR3303, Named “Pierre”  Download Study It was a beautiful Tuesday morning on December 29th, 2015.  Mr. Steven Creech was fishing   aboard the charter boat New Latitude out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  While fishing the waters just offshore, Mr. Creech hooked up with a nice Atlantic Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus).  After a 15-minute fight, they brought the Sailfish alongside the …

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16
Dec
Atlantic Sailfish Recaptured!! GFR8008

Gray FishTag recaptures Atlantic Sailfish

Atlantic Sailfish Recaptured!! GFR8008, Named “Willy Amazing Sailfish” The Atlantic Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) named “Willy Amazing Sailfish” (Tag ID: GFR8008) was originally tagged & released by angler Doug White on January 7th, 2016 while fishing with Captain Justin Miller and mate Will aboard the charter boat Reel McCoy, out of Bud N’ Mary’s in Islamorada, Florida.  The Sailfish was estimated at …

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16
Dec
GFR Roosterfish Recapture

Roosterfish Recapture under the GrayFishTag research program

Roosterfish Recapture!! GFR2312, Named “Epic One” The Roosterfish (Nematistius pectoralis) named “Epic One” (Tag ID: GFR2312) was originally tagged & released by angler Chris Nicholas on November 9th, 2015 while fishing with Captain Mike Alligood and mate Mariano aboard the charter boat Epic.  The Epic fishes out of the Gray FishTag Official Research Center, Los Sueños Resort & Marina in Playa …

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10
Nov

Collaborative effort between Gray Fish Tag Research and Mexican Marine Research Center

Groundbreaking collaboration between Gray Fish Tag Research and Mexican Marine Research Center [CICIMAR]. Los Cabo (Cabo San Lucas) is one of the top fishing destinations in the world.  There are a multitude of fish species that anglers can target, from Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Dolphinfish, Roosterfish, etc. For such an amazing fishery, surprisingly there is not much known …

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21
Oct
GFR10805 Fish recapture

White marlin recaptured under the Gray Fish Tag Research Program

White Marlin Recaptured!! Named “Osprey”, GFR10805 (Download/Print Study) The White Marlin (Kajikia albidus) was named “Osprey” (GFR10805), was caught by angler Junior Doerzbach while fishing the mid-Atlantic offshore waters of Maryland on, September 9th, 2016.  Junior Doerzbach was fishing aboard the charter boat Rhonda’s Osprey with Captain Joe Drosey and mate Sasha Lickle, out of the Official Research Center, Sunset Marina …

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12
Sep
Blue Marlin Recaptured

Blue Marlin Recaptured in Hawaii

Pacific Blue Marlin Recaptured!! GFR5338, Named “Granger” It was a beautiful Saturday morning on July 30th, 2016.  Mr. Granger Wong Jr. was fishing with his family aboard the charter boat Ohana (http://www.ohanasportfishing.com/) from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  While fishing the deep pelagic waters just offshore of the big island of Hawaii, Mr. Granger hooked up with a nice Pacific Blue Marlin (Makaira mazara).  …

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1
Sep
Bull Shark Recaptured!! GFR3579

GFR3579-BullShark-Recapture-Study – Gray Taxidermy

Bull Shark Recaptured!! GFR3579, Named “Chopper” On April 15th, 2016 while fishing the waters off Boca Grande, angler Mallory Herzog caught and tagged a Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas) aboard the charter boat Big Bully Outdoors with Captain Andrew Herzog.  Mallory named the fish “Chopper” (GFR3579).  The Bull Shark was measured at 76 inches (193.04 cm) total length and released in excellent …

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31
Aug
GFR-FECOP Scholarship

Gray FishTag Research – FECOP Science Collaborative Alliance

2016 Student Scholarship Grants Program Science and Development Program – FECOP, Gray FishTag Research – FECOP Science Collaborative Alliance   Introduction and Objective Gray FishTag Research (GFR) and The Costa Rican Fishing Federation (FECOP) collaborative alliance to strengthen the scientific research in the Costa Rican sport fisheries is now underway. The objective of this united initiative is to support the conservation …

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9
Aug
GFR11687-Snook-Double-Recovery

Gray FishTag Research Recaptures same snook twice

Snook Recaptured Twice!! Fish GFR11687, Named “Tofu” On April 6th, 2016 while fishing the mangroves around Charlotte Harbor, angler Jimmy Ly caught and tagged a Common Snook (Centropomus undecimalis) aboard the charter boat Big Bully Outdoors with Captain Andrew Herzog.  Jimmy named the fish “Tofu” (GFR11687).  The Snook was measured to be 19 inches (48.26 cm) total length and released in excellent condition. …

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1
Aug

Fishing Tournaments

Up and Coming Fishing Tournaments August 2016 Aug. 4-7: Pompano Beach Saltwater Showdown. Contact: Cassandra Kusmich, (954).725.4010. Aug. 5-6: Sarasota Slam HBA Fishing Tournament, Sarasota. Contact: Leslie Weed at (941) 907-4133; www.sarasotaslam.com. Aug. 6-7: Annual Kingfish Shootout, C-Quarters Marina, Carrabelle. Net proceeds benefit The Leukemia Research Foundation. Visit www.c-quartersmarina.com for more info. August 6: The Friendly Flamingo Tournament, Flamingo in …

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14
Mar

Los Suenos Resort and Marina Tag Recapture GFR1619 – Roosterfish named Amy

Tag Recapture! GFR1619 – Roosterfish named “Amy” A Rooster fish originally tagged and released by the crew of Sunny One out of Los Sueños Resort and Marina was recently recaptured 330 Days later!! The Roosterfish (Nematistius pectoralis) named “Amy” (Tag ID: GFR1619) was originally tagged & released by angler John Bradley on February 19th, 2015 while fishing with Captain Ishmael and mate …

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14
Mar

Gray FishTag Research welcomes welcome Ocean City Sunset Marina to the Research program

We are very excited to welcome Ocean City Sunset Marina (MD) to the GrayFishTag Research program. Sunset Marina is the first Official Research Center on the east coast of the continental USA. This is great news as it will allow us to collaboratively tag and study additional fish species in a new geographically significant region.  http://ocsunsetmarina.com

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14
Jan

Gray FishTag Research Tag Recovery GFR2970 – Dolphinfish named Walter

Tag Recapture! GFR2970 – Dolphinfish named “Walter” The Dolphinfish was at liberty in the water for 19 days until its recapture offshore of Los Pascuales, 500 miles south of the original tagging location. The Dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) also commonly known as Dorado or Mahi, named “Walter” (Tag ID: GFR2970) was originally tagged & released by angler Kerri Persons on December 13th, 2015 while fishing with …

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