11
Sep

Gray FishTag Satellite Tags Pop-off and data is recorded

Satellite Tags Pop off and are delivering data We are thrilled to announce that two of the Pop-Off Satellite Archival Tags [PSAT] we deployed during the “Los Gatos” expeditions earlier this year in Costa Rica have Popped-Off. We are currently in the process of gathering and analyzing the data. We will have an initial movement pattern of both Roosterfish soon, …

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28
Aug
GFR6486-Swordfish-Recapture

Swordfish Recaptured after 238 Days!!

On December 16, 2017 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) was tagged with a Gray FishTag conventional tag (GFR6486) It was caught, tagged and released by angler Anthony DiMare while fishing with Captain Nick Stanczyk aboard the Broad Minded charter boat out of Bud’N Mary’s Marina, Islamorada, Florida USA. The group was fishing the waters about 25 miles east of Islamorada.  The Swordfish was …

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15
Aug
The Ingrams

Gray FishTag recovers a Satellite tag off the coast in Costa Rica

INCREDIBLE STORY!!!! FRIENDS…  last week we had a Satellite Tag recovered in Costa Rica. Talk about a needle in a haystack. The odds of recovering one of these tags after popping off are “one in a million.”  However, thanks to great friends, a great team and world-wide support we got it. A Pop-Up Satellite Archival Tag (PSAT) that was originally deployed …

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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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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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31
Mar
GFR1219-Cobia-Recovery.

Cobia Recaptured Healthy after 452 Days

Cobia Recaptured Healthy after 452 Days GFR1219, originally Named “Cathy” was caught 152 miles from original tag location.  Download Study The Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) named “Cathy” (Tag ID: GFR1219) was originally tagged & released by angler John Ozer on December 16, 2015 while fishing just a few miles south/east of Key Biscayne, Florida. Mr. Ozer chartered a boat with legendary …

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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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21
Oct
GFR10805 Fish recapture

White marlin recaptured under the Gray Fish Tag Research Program

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 …

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12
Sep
Blue Marlin Recaptured

Blue Marlin Recaptured in Hawaii

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).  …

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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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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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