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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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). …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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. …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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.comRead More
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 …Read More
Welcome to the Gray FishTag Research Program We are excited to announce and welcome the latest Official Research Center of Gray FishTag Research. Pisces Sportfishing Fleet out of Cabo San Lucas, MX has joined us and we look forward working together on this fast growing and exciting project.Read More
Tag Recapture! GFR 1264 Bull Shark named “Clemente the Shark” This Bull Shark was at liberty in the water for 41 days and swam approximately 650+ miles before being recaptured! Sunday morning, September 20th, 2015, Steve Johnson and his wife Paula went out for a little snapper/grouper fishing in the northern Gulf of Mexico. When they got to their favorite spot, it …Read More
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