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
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Bait Me

  By Fred Garth When we were still monkeys, we threw rocks to kill fish. Then we evolved from knuckle draggers into subhumans and used spears, nets and hunks of meat on pointy rocks. Now, in the age of Snapchat and robot vacuums, we humanoids have advanced to live bait. […]
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April 6, 2015
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Meet Darcie of Darcizzle Offshore

By Fred Garth Darcie, better known on the world wide twitter-verse as, Darcizzle Offshore, is an avid angler and a bit of a social media sensation. She even has her own YouTube channel where she shares her best fishing tips and catches. In fact, Darcizzle is so into fishing, she […]
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April 2, 2015
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Why I Believe in Responsible Fishing

By Fred Garth I was a teenager in the late 1960s when Woodstock, the Vietnam war and bloody racial battles were all being broadcast on our new fangled color television sets. Pollution was also a hot news topic, along with hippies, drugs and way too much hair. It seemed like […]
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March 25, 2015
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Guy Harvey Brings Fine Art and Lionfish Awareness to Pensacola

By Fred Garth It’s the perfect Guy Harvey storm…where lionfish and marine art collide for a special weekend in Pensacola. The date is May 16, which has officially been crowned, Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day (LRAD). A festival will be held with food, drink, music and celebrity chefs preparing lionfish […]
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March 24, 2015
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Deepwater Oil Spill Five Years Later

By Fred Garth April 20th, 2015 will mark five years since the largest oil spill in the history of the universe. As an “affected” resident of Pensacola, Florida, I’ve been up to my eyeballs in BP’s madness. After they finally capped the well, I was amazed at the outlandish amount […]
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March 13, 2015
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Lionfish Noise

By Fred Garth   If you’re sick and tired of hearing about the lionfish invasion, better grab some aspirin and earplugs because the noise is only gonna get louder. Think NASCAR races with jet engines. During the past few years, not only have the little spiked cretans breed like jack […]
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February 3, 2015
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Guy Harvey Fishery Symposium Draws an All-Star Cast

By Fred Garth The November 2014 symposium attracted several hundred of the country’s leading fishery and fishing experts who waded through everything from the fledgling aquaculture industry in the US to impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. But the most spirited debate surrounded stock assessments (a fancy term that means […]
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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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June 2, 2014
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Snapper Gate

Ever since the Feds shortened the red snapper season to 11 days – the shortest in the history of mankind – I’ve been doing some research of my own. I’ve asked my fishing friends if they know why the season was cut to a tiny nub. In almost 100% of […]
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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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June 4, 2013
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Guy Harvey Magazine Ultimate Fishing Machine at Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic 2013

  Day 1 ~ June 3, 2013 – the Guy Harvey Magazine Ultimate Fishing Machine made its way north from Miami for the 14-hour trek to Biloxi, Mississippi. Why, you ask, would we drag this beautiful machine away from the clear waters of South Florida to Mississippi where mud bugs […]
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April 17, 2013
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Hobie’s Writers Conference in Port St Joe FL

It’s amazing what a bunch of fishing writers can cram into a few days. In just 72 hours I made some cool new friends, pumped out a bunch of blog posts, went fishing five times, caught six species of fish (redfish, red snapper, speckled trout, flounder, grouper and mackerel), and […]
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April 10, 2013
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Grouper and Lionfish Update ~ Guy Harvey Little Cayman Expeditions 2013

By Guy Harvey PhD My first trip to Little Cayman this year was at the end of January to check in with the Dept of Environment/REEF.org research effort on the Nassau Grouper annual spawning aggregation. Apart from maintaining a balanced reef ecosystem, the recovery of the species is the primary […]
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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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