February 10, 2016

Get Cool Fishing Prizes with Reward Bytes and Guy Harvey Magazine

Get Cool Fishing Prizes with Reward Bytes and Guy Harvey Magazine It works like this: You can earn points in many ways, such as downloading our app. Or by simply visiting our booth at the Miami Boat Show (#D361). Then you can redeem those points for cool stuff, like a […]
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July 20, 2015

Sustainable Seafood Recipe Contest

Hey there aspiring GHM chefs! We’re holding a Sustainable Seafood Recipe Contest! Send us your best sustainable seafood recipe, we’ll cook it, eat it and judge it! The First Place winner gets a Wavespin reel DH 3000z, GHM T-shirt and a free year of Guy Harvey Magazine, runner up gets a DOA […]
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June 29, 2015

Flat Out Crazy

by Gary Poyssick If you go fishing in the Bahamas, should regulations stop you from fishing alone? Should you be required by law to hire an expensive guide? This short tale of legend and regs may forecast an economic disaster for the blue green islands. I love legends. Although I […]
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June 12, 2015

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Catch & Release

Written by Daryl Carson Originally published in Winter 2015. “We’re not promoting ‘catch and release’ One example of the importance of proper catch and release over ‘keep it and eat it’; we’re just saying that if you are going to release a fish, you should give it the best possible chance of survival.” […]
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June 11, 2015
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Teach a Girl to Fish

  There aren’t many experiences that nurture a father-child relationship like fishing. I have fond memories of fishing with my dad growing up in Vermont. He would pack me, my Snoopy fishing pole, some snacks, and a bucket of worms into his car and we’d head out to the shore […]
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June 11, 2015
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The Dead Snapper Society

By Fred Garth The red snapper, a fish we love to catch and eat, has caused as much political wrangling, meetings of powerful people, controversial news stories and wadded up panties than the bungled mess in the Middle East. After the feds announced a paltry nine-day season from June 1-10, […]
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June 8, 2015

Guy Harvey Research Institute’s “Great Shark Race”

Written by GHM Staff Guy Harvey’s Great Shark Race is not new to our regular readers. The research project run by the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and the Guy Harvey Research Institute at Nova Southeastern University, was created to aid in tracking the movements and habits of mako sharts, […]
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June 3, 2015
The author, her brother and her grandfather.

When a Passion Becomes a Career, Introducing JJ Waters

By JJ Waters I don’t remember learning how to fish any more than I remember learning how to swim. I always thought I was just born that way.  But I wasn’t.  The truth is I was taught by one of the greatest fisherman I ever knew. My earliest childhood memory […]
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May 28, 2015
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Guy Harvey, Lionfish and Art

By Fred Garth It was billed as the perfect Guy Harvey storm. Dr. Harvey and his entourage landed in Pensacola, Florida for a weekend of non-stop media interviews, art shows, lionfish eating and even a baseball game with the home team wearing specially designed, super dope Guy Harvey jerseys. The […]
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May 27, 2015

Rum & Coke

  During the summer, finding a dolphin tournament in South Florida is easier than overpaying for a drink in South Beach. The bite for Dorado, mahi-mahi or whatever you like to call them, stays consistent from May through September, and there’s a long list of organizations that put on tournaments […]
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May 21, 2015
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Banner Year for Bluefish

Written by Frank Sargeant From the early reports, 2015 is shaping up to be a bonanza year for bluefish along the Eastern Seaboard. Early spring has seen massive schools of these great gamefish moving into shallow bays from Maryland to New York. New Jersey’s Barnegat Bay, with acres of shallow […]
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May 19, 2015
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In the Beginning…There Was Art

Written by Dr. Guy Harvey This bit is from our archives. Dr. Harvey’s recent trip to Pensacola, Florida to open his exhibit The Lure of the Ocean, at the Pensacola Museum of Art got us nostalgic. The Lure of the Ocean is Dr. Harvey’s first exhibit at a certified art […]
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May 13, 2015

AFTCO’s Bill Shedd Receives Eddie Smith Award

Written by Chris Landry WASHINGTON — Bill Shedd, president and CEO of AFTCO, the American Fish and Tackle Co., on Tuesday captured the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year Award, which is presented by the Center for Coastal Conservation to leaders in conservation advocacy. Eddie Smith Jr. is the longtime […]
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May 1, 2015

Celebrate Florida’s first annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day May 16 with FWC and Partners

Written by Florida FWC FWC will be hosting the first ever Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Festival and Tournament at Plaza de Luna, 900 S. Palafox St., Pensacola, on May 16-17 with the help of sponsors like Guy Harvey Magazine, Coast Watch Alliance, Escambia County Marine Resources, Marina Management, Jaco’s Bayfront Bar […]
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April 29, 2015
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My First Meeting with Guy

By Fred Garth Believe it or not, Guy Harvey know me before I know him. At least, that’s the way I remember it. Back in the late 1980s I was the editor of a magazine called, Scuba Times. Guy, who is passionate about scuba diving because it allows him to […]
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April 20, 2015
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When Hell Thaws, You Go Fishing

Written by GHM Staff When I’m braving the brutal winter of Pensacola, Florida with temperatures dipping down into the bone chilling lower 40s, I still go fishing. I do it as a patriotic tribute to the poor souls in the Northeast and Midwest, who instead of casting a fishing rod […]
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April 20, 2015
Hobie kayak fishing pro, Morgan Promnitz got 15 miles offshore by Mother Shipping on the Flauna II (in background) to catch this blackfin tuna offshore from Pensacola. The onboard Big Green Egg was promptly fired up. Mmm good!

The Mothership Flauna

By Fred Garth Our plan had been percolating for at least a year. We were going to stack a bunch of Hobie kayaks on a big ass boat, blast far out into the Gulf of Mexico, throw the kayaks overboard and fish like crazed maniacs. It was my buddy, David […]
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April 8, 2015

California’s Rigs to Reef Program: A Long Strange Trip

Photo courtesy of Budd Riker www.lightinthesea.com Written by GHM Staff Photos courtesy of Budd Riker www.lightinthesea.com As any offshore fisherman knows, oil and gas platforms, which were originally designed to tap into underground energy resources, have become havens for another vital resource – fish.  Mother Nature, always ruthlessly practical and efficient, has […]
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