17
Nov

Striped Marlin Satellite Tag Study Day 2 – Tracy

 Striped Marlin “Tracy” PSAT Satellite Tag Study Species: Kajikia audax • Catch Date: Nov. 1st, 2016 • Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico The Striped Marlin “Tracy” was caught by angler Dave Bulthuis of Costa Sunglasses, and tagged with a satellite tag (PSAT) on Nov. 1st, 2016. The PSAT stayed on the fish and collected data for 38 days. Fish length …

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17
Nov

Striped Marlin Satellite Tag Study by GrayFishTag Research – Bill Gray

Striped Marlin “Bill Gray” PSAT Satellite Tag Study Species: Kajikia audax • Catch Date: Nov. 1st, 2016 • Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico The Striped Marlin “Bill Gray” was caught by angler Dave Bulthuis of Costa Sun Glasses on Nov. 1st, 2016, and tagged with a satellite tag (PSAT). The PSAT stayed on the fish and collected data for 68 …

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31
Oct

PSAT Satellite tag being deployed on Striped Marlin

Gray FishTag Research Team heads to Cabo San Lucas, MX to deploy PSAT Satellite tag on Striped Marlin …and the the weathers perfect! Sat tagging a striped marlin in the morning if they cooperate, sounds like it was on today! Thanks to the team Tracy Ehrenberg Dave Bulthuis Bill Pino, Ray Gardner and Travis Moore going on the big viking “tag team “. …

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27
Sep

NMFS approved Florida East Coast pelagic longline research project has been discontinued

We have good news to report! The recently NMFS approved Florida East Coast pelagic longline research project has been discontinued.  Through collaborative lobbying efforts by Gray FishTag (GFR) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and other groups, the academic institution Nova Southeastern University has decided to halt and discontinue the research project.  This is a great day and amazing …

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24
Aug

Gray FishTag Research opposes recent Long-lining Research EFP approval

Gray FishTag Research (GFR) opposes the recent approval of the EFP application that would allow pelagic longlining (PLL) research in the northern portion of the Florida East Coast (FEC) closed area.  Official Memorandum Gray FishTag Research (GFR) opposes the recent approval of the EFP application that would allow pelagic longlining (PLL) research in the northern portion of the Florida East …

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31
Jul

Successful Electronic Tagging Expedition on Roosterfish in Costa Rica

Roosterfish Electronic Tagging Study Summary of events from Roosterfish Electronic Tagging that took place in Los Sueños Resort and Marina and Marina Pez Vela, Costa Rica. Gray FishTag Research recently completed Phase 1 of the Roosterfish tagging study in the name of John DeVries.  Thanks to a generous donation from Seaguar Fluorocarbon, the GFR team travelled to the central Pacific …

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22
Mar
GFR9202-Roosterfish-Recovery

Roosterfish-Gray FishTag Recovery

Roosterfish Recaptured under the Gray FishTag Research Program  Download Study The Roosterfish (Nematistius pectoralis) named “Cassidy” (Tag ID: GFR9202) was originally tagged & released by angler Joe Caliri on February 25th, 2016 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 …

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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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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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