10
Apr
GFR3815-Blacktip-Shark-Recovery

Gray FishTag Research – Blacktip Shark Recaptured after 164 Days

Blacktip Shark Recaptured after 164 Days!!  Download PDF The Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) named “Lucky” (Tag ID: GFR3815) was originally tagged & released by angler Shawn Friedbacher while fishing with Captain Ed McCormick aboard the Shark Ventures charter boat on September 22nd, 2017.  The guys were fishing the Northern Gulf of Mexico coastal waters just off Crystal River, Florida, USA. …

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20
Mar
Gray FishTag Research Center Official Logos

Gray FishTag Research Centers are continuing ground breaking research

Gray FishTag Research is proud to acknowledge the hard, consistent and productive work that is being done by our Research Centers and their crews. The continued efforts are truly helping our initiative in being able to analyze the data coming in from the tagged fish and providing relevant information. In Costa Rica alone, the four research centers: Marina Pez Vela, …

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7
Mar
Anglers Journal TV

John Brownlee newest Advisory Board Member of Gray FishTag Research

We are excited to be welcoming Mr. John Brownlee as the latest supporter and Advisory Board Member of Gray FishTag Research.  With JB’s extensive experience and hands-on approach we are looking forward to working together. In his 30-plus years in the fishing industry, John Brownlee (known far and wide as “JB”) has become an internationally recognized light-tackle fishing expert and …

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7
Mar

Moises Mug joins Gray FishTag Research Scientific Advisory Board

We are also happy to welcome Mr. Moises Mug to our team as he has accepted to join the Gray FishTag Research Scientific Advisory Board. 
Mr. Mug is currently the Director of Science – Research & Development for FECOP in Costa Rica. Mr. Mug is a Fishery biologist with 32 years of professional career in sustainable fisheries, and ocean conservation …

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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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3
Oct
GFR12825-Cobia-Recovery

Gray FishTag Research Recaptures Cobia after 239 Days

Gray FishTag Research Recaptures Cobia after 239 Days The Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) named “Kyle G” (Tag ID: GFR12825) was originally tagged & released by angler Eric Gineman while fishing with Captain Dan Zier and mate Garrett of the Second Nature charter boat on December 8th, 2016.  The crew was fishing the waters just offshore of Key West, Florida, USA.  The …

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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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8
Aug

GrayFishTag Research welcomes Squidnation as our latest sponsor.

We are excited to announce our most recent sponsor. With an immediate donation, SQUIDNATION (www.squidnation.com) has come aboard as a contributor for the Gray FishTag Research program. The initial donation will be used towards the purchase of a PSAT Archival Tag that will be deployed on a Striped Marlin later this year. More details on this event will be shared later …

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31
Jul

Successful Electronic Tagging Expedition on Roosterfish in Costa Rica

John DeVries 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.  Download Expedition Summary 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 …

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