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Once your fish is Recaptured it will allow scientists with valuable information on migration patterns, fish stocks, growth rates and much more.

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View some of our previous recaptures and Tag Recoveries here.

 

How the program works

GrayFishTag Research (GFR) Tags are provided to participating professional charter fishing captains and mates for free.  When an angler catches a fish it is tagged and released. The angler can then name the fish and the details of the capture are recorded on a tag registration card with the corresponding tag id. The card is then returned to GFR, or the Tag information can be recorded on this very website at any time.

When a tagged fish is recaptured and GFR is notified, the catch information is analyzed against the original tag and release information. Complete details of the catch, including the straight-line distance the fish traveled and its growth along with a Tag Recapture Certificate are sent to the anglers who recaptured it. The anglers who first tagged the fish will also receive the new information about the recapture.

By observing and measuring the distance and direction traveled between tagging and recapture it will provide scientists with valuable information on migration patterns, fish stocks, growth rates and much more. Environmental factors will be considered as well.

The observations also enable researchers to study the structure of fish stocks, and assess whether there is any mixing between populations that are geographically distant from one another. This information is vital to improve the understanding and management of valuable game and sport fish species and will help sustain our fisheries for our future generations.

Gray FishTag Research continuing groundbreaking Roosterfish study

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Gray FishTag Research continuing groundbreaking Roosterfish study

“Los Gatos” Roosterfish Study Satellite tags to be deployed on Roosterfish in Costa Rica The Gray FishTag Research team will be travelling to Costa Rica this coming weekend to continue the groundbreaking research into Roosterfish movement and behavior. The GFR team will be deploying 1 satellite tag and 2 implantable tags during this expedition. The owner of Marina Pez Vela …

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Video Courtesy of Captain Vence Benedict “True Grit Sportfishing


The success of the program is made possible by the participation of the hard working fishing professionals and the generous contributions from our sponsors and donors.

Contact us to learn more about donation or sponsorship opportunities or simply donate by clicking the green button.

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Get involved in a groundbreaking fish tagging program

Working together with strategically located  marinas or lodges and other remote areas who offers professional fishing services is a big part of the success of this program. These tagging and research centers are instrumental in providing our research and science team with ongoing, relevant and accurate data.

Becoming a Remote Research Center and getting involved in a fully interactive tagging program is also an opportunity to gain exposure from an international audience.  A tagging and research  center will allow your area to be recognized as a contributor to a great cause.

More info available upon request.

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Our proud research partners are actively introducing the Gray FishTag Research program to their visitors and customer base. This will allow them to interact and engage directly with customers from around the globe who share the same vision and interest to fishing and research.

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Get involved and support this groundbreaking International Multi Species Fish Tagging Program.

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By contributing to the GrayFishTag Research program you are supporting the sport fishing industry, the overall fishing community and  the marine science community, in our efforts to sustain our fisheries for future generations.

The success of the program is made possible by the participation of the hard working fishing professionals and the generous contributions from sponsors and donors.

We are grateful for any contribution that we receive in support of the mission of  Gray FishTag Research!

Your name will be added to our annual report of giving and acknowledged at the annual meeting.  Public support at all giving levels is very important in aiding our success when applying for larger grants and sponsorships.   Any contribution is of course tax deductible and will go directly to support our cause and help the growth of the program.

We also offer four additional levels of Donor Directed Tagging Programs. All uniqely customized to fit a range of desired engagement levels. Please contact us for more information.

If you are looking to make a donation today you can simply fill out the form below to contribute at any level you feel comfortable with.

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