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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14
Aug

GFR | Bull Shark was at liberty in the water for 41 days and swam 650 miles before recapture

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 …

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14
Jun

Gray FishTag Research Professional fishermen connect with commercial fishermen to create and advance scientific data

Tag Recapture! GFR2411 Swordfish named “Little Scott” Professional fishermen connect with commercial fishermen to create and advance scientific data. The Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) named “Little Scott” (Tag ID: GFR2411) was originally tagged & released by angler Scott Dingle on July 7th, 2015 while fishing with Captain Nick Stanczyk and mate Hunter Barron aboard the charter boat Catch 22 out of Bud N’ …

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14
Jun

Gray FishTag Recaptures

Tag Recapture!! GFR9196 Atlantic Sailfish, Named “Sparky” The Atlantic Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) named “Sparky” (Tag ID: GFR9196) was originally tagged & released by angler Rick Hopkins on February 5th, 2016 while fishing with Captain Raymond Baiz and mate Justin Miller aboard the charter boat Reel McCoy, out of Bud N’ Mary’s Marina in Islamorada, Florida. The Sailfish was estimated to be 60 inches …

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12
Jun

FIRST EVER ROOSTER FISH SATELLITE TAGGED | NAMED TODD FLANDERS

FIRST EVER ROOSTER FISH SATELLITE TAGGED “TODD FLANDERS” INITIAL STUDY RELEASED  – June 12, 2015 In January 2015, the non-profit international and fully interactive fish tagging program, Gray FishTag Research was launched.  The program was initiated to collect information in real-time to produce valuable scientific data, directly from professional fishermen in every part of the world and made available for anyone …

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