April 11, 2018

The Battle for Bristol Bay

By JJ Waters It’s been called a fisherman’s dream, an outbacker’s panacea, a bird lover’s paradise. It’s the quintessential Alaskan wilderness and considered to be one of the most pristine, unspoiled and invaluably intact ecosystems still in existence on planet earth. Every image conjured in one’s mind of the beauty, […]
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April 5, 2016

It’s Better to Count Fish, than Sheep

By JJ Waters On a recent business trip I lay awake for hours in the tiny hotel room as my mind spun wildly with too many thoughts about work, family, money, you name it. The next morning at breakfast, my business associate tried to make some small talk. “So how’d […]
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March 28, 2016

Collector’s Edition – Spring 2012

Baffled by billfish – tagging Caribbean billfish reveals previousily unknown information about the great distances these majestic creatures travel.  Plus, Chef Justin Harry shares his style and recipes from Tradewinds Island Resorts. Other articles of interest include:  Boating Green and Shallow Water tools. Buy this back issue for $10 (includes […]
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March 23, 2016

Manatees Incorporated

  By Fred Garth We humans have a knack for killing off wild animals. Case in point: In 1741, somewhere in the Bering Sea, whale hunters discovered the Steller sea cow, a cousin of the manatee. Just 27 years later, it was gone, hunted into extinction for their meat and […]
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February 16, 2016

Un’Shucking’Believable

How Louisiana’s oyster shells make the incredible journey from reef to table and back to reef. By JJ Waters Imagine looking out your window and a seeing a piece of land the size of a football field disappearing.  Now, imagine a football field vanishing every 45 minutes.  If you live […]
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January 5, 2016

Fishin’ Tradition

  By Fred Garth About 10 years ago, my buddies and I started a tradition. We decided the absolute best way to end the year was to go fishing. Imagine that. So, every New Year’s Eve, we wrap up in our warmest jackets, load up the boat, pack some spirits […]
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November 11, 2015

Guy Harvey Magazine Announces Special Issue Through Partnership with LA Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

  By JJ Waters Louisiana’s rich, natural resources to be featured in Guy Harvey Magazine’s Spring 2016 Issue  Pensacola, FL – Guy Harvey Magazine (GHM), an award winning publication focused on sustainable and responsible fishing, today announced its partnership with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) to create […]
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September 29, 2015

48 Hours of Pure Fun

  By Fred Garth If you work really hard, it’s amazing how much fun you can pack into 48 hours. And that was our mission last weekend at the swanky Greenwich Wine and Food Festival, where my lovely wife and I mingled with the well-adorned beautiful people. Just a scant […]
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August 26, 2015

From the Editor: Upcoming Education Issue

  By Fred Garth When you ask people who Guy Harvey is, they’ll often say, “Oh, I love his t-shirts. I have 15 of them in my closet”. Or, they’ll say, “Oh, I love his art. Also, I have 15 of his t-shirts in my closet.“ Rarely do they say, […]
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August 18, 2015
The "Catch" of "Catch and Cook".

Louisiana’s Catch & Cook Combines Best of Both Worlds

  By JJ Waters I love Louisiana.  Although it’s known as the “Sportsman’s Paradise”, I’ve always thought the state’s motto should be “Joie de Vivre” (exuberant enjoyment of life).  The people are hospitable, the food is insanely good, the history and culture are rich and diverse, there’s always a party […]
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August 10, 2015

This is a test. The Latest from E.I.C. Fred Garth

  By Fred Garth What is IUU fishing? Hint: It’s NOT Indiana University’s Urban fishing team. When I ask my fellow fishing peeps what IUU stands for, I get a blank stare like I’ve just requested an equation in quantum mechanics. It’s an unfamiliar term that we should all know. […]
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July 31, 2015

If You Fish, It’s Bound to Happen

  By JJ Waters My son posted a picture on Facebook the other day that got a lot of attention and a multitude of comments. “Man, hate when that happens!” and “OUCH”; “How the heck did you do THAT?” and “da-yum, son!” and my favorite: “at least it wasn’t your […]
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July 30, 2015
Fred making a valiant attempt to write his blog on his iPhone.

Smart Phone, Dumb People

  By Fred Garth So I hope you’re loving the new GHM website as much as I am. We (the dedicated mag staff) are pretty doggone proud of the look and feel and beauty that truly represents what Guy Harvey is all about. It’s a visual extravaganza, especially the photo […]
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July 24, 2015

The ICAST Shuffle: GHM Editor Fred Garth (right) Blogs about oddities of the recent ICAST Fishing Show

  By Fred Garth As a writer, I love acronyms. I’m geeky that way. And social media has rocketed them to mega-celebrity status with LOL, OMG, WTF, IMO and IDK. But, sometimes you wonder which came first, the title or the acronym. Take ICAST– for example. It’s a fishing show. […]
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June 11, 2015

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 3, 2015

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

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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April 29, 2015

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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