November 21, 2014
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Guy Harvey Fisheries Symposium Draws an All-Star Cast

By Fred Garth St. Petersburg, Florida – The BP oil spill saga, a fledgling US aquaculture industry and contentious red snapper management issues were some of the hot topics on tap recently at the Guy Harvey Fisheries Symposium at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus. The two-day gathering on […]
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March 28, 2014
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Oh NO! Not another article about Lionfish

By Fred Garth If you’re like me, you’re tired of hearing about the lionfish invasion. It’s getting more press than Chris Christie’s Bridgegate scandal. Even though we’re killing lionfish as fast as we can, they still refuse to go away…just like Christie. The question is, can we eat them up before […]
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September 13, 2013
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Friday Flavors: Seared Tuna

By Fred Garth Introducing our new weekly Friday Flavors!! Each week you can find some of our favorite recipes along with cooking videos featuring our GHM staff! To kick off our first Friday Flavors, our very own Guy Harvey Magazine Editor, Fred Garth shows you the perfect way to cook […]
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September 6, 2013
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Battle for the Silver King

By Fred Garth  It’s safe to say that Boca Grande, Florida, was built by a fish. A very strong fish. As far back as the mid-1800s, the economy of this idyllic fishing village blossomed as news spread of the high-flying, hard driving silver kings. In 1897, a Chicago developer opened […]
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January 9, 2013
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Monster Bonefish in Grand Bahama

By Fred Garth My idea was brilliant –  a quick little vacation to the islands. I figured there’s no better Christmas present for my wife and two teenage daughters than full body suntans. Is there? Jewelry you say? How about a string of pearls in the form of the Bahamian […]
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September 25, 2012
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Boys with Toys Club — JET PACKS

By Fred Garth When I was a kid, oh so long ago, we were told we’d all be zipping around on jet packs when we grew up. It was a tantalizing image…flying like birds, defying the laws of gravity and traveling with the freedom and speed of an escaped convict. […]
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August 30, 2012
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Guy Harvey Film Festival comes to St Pete Beach

By Fred Garth Legendary fisherman, artist and conservationist, Dr. Guy Harvey, will host a film festival at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort on Saturday, September 15, 2012, in conjunction with the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Symposium. Two of Harvey’s award-winning documentaries will be featured along with trailers for his upcoming films. […]
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August 24, 2012
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To Bait or Lure

By Fred Garth Call me a snob but I stopped using live bait a long time ago. I know a lot of folks still swear by live bait but I’ve tried to swear it off. Well, that’s not totally accurate. My buddy and I used live croakers two years ago […]
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July 17, 2012
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The Man behind the Brand: Favorite Things

By Fred Garth Do you have a favorite subject to paint? I like painting any nature, but preferably marine subject matter. I prefer to paint ocean game-fish. The more beautiful they are the more I like to paint them, such as yellow-fin tuna and striped marlin are amongst the most beautiful of all fish. […]
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July 17, 2012
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The Man behind the Brand: Conservation Committment

By Fred Garth Many of your fans think of you only as a marine artist but you’re a biologist and serious conservationist. What is the single most important conservation issue facing us today? The single most important conservation issue facing us today is the explosion of the human population. All other conservation issues […]
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July 17, 2012
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The Man behind the Brand: The Foundation and Institute

By Fred Garth How did the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) get started and what is its intended purpose? The GHOF got started 10 years after the formation of the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), based at the Oceanographic Centre at NSU, in Ft. Lauderdale. While the GHRI was primarily concerned with research matters, […]
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July 17, 2012
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The Man behind the Brand: Fishing Perspective

By Fred Garth You were recently inducted into the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) Hall of Fame—how did you first get involved with the IGFA? I have been involved with the IGFA since I started to fish tournaments in Jamaica, so as early as seven years old. All our fishing activity is per the […]
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July 17, 2012
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The Man behind the Brand: The Franchise

By Fred Garth You now have five successful restaurants. What are the future plans? The Island Grill has the potential to open two new facilities per year in the coastal margins of the continental U.S. The additional store and galleries offer customers a breadth of GH merchandise they would not find in other independent […]
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July 17, 2012
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The Man behind the Brand: Early Years

By Fred Garth You started drawing sea life as a child. When did you realize you could make a living as an artist? I first realized I could sell my art at the age of 13 or 14, when at boarding school we would have shows at School Fetes, etc., and I would […]
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June 8, 2012
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Guy Harvey Shirts with UV Protection

By Fred Garth When Guy Harvey first put his art on a t-shirt, no one knew he’d strike a nerve in fishermen far and wide. Those simple cotton t-shirts have become iconic. These days, the art has found its way beyond cotton and onto high-tech fabrics that provide sun protection […]
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April 4, 2012
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A Magical Day

By Fred Garth Some days are magical. But why? Maybe my coffee was a little bit stronger. Maybe it was the fairy dust I sprinkled on my granola. Maybe God decided I needed a little love. Whatever the reason, I’ll take It. The morning began on a conference call with […]
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April 4, 2012
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Giant Specs Of Sebastian, FL

By Fred Garth I spent three days in Sebastian, Florida fishing the famous Indian River Lagoon and touring the area. I caught some nice specs the first day but the wind was blowing a gale which didn’t help. The next day I got into some bass fishing at the Stick […]
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April 2, 2012
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Pedal Power across the World including the Oceans

By Fred Garth There are lots of ways to bring awareness to the amount of carbon we use when we travel. One way is to travel around the world using only human pedal power. Such is the story of Jason Lewis, a Brit who can claim to be the first […]
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