September 6, 2013

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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May 16, 2013

Frenzy Sportfishing ~ When Jamie Walker Speaks ~ Fisherman Listen

Written by Complete Angler Staff of GHM | Photos by: Jamie Walker Jamie Walker is the founder of Frenzy Sportfishing in Quepos, Costa Rica. An expert in blue water fly fishing, he specializes in catching Costa Rica’s numerous offshore species on fly, with his favorites being sailfish and marlin. In […]
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April 10, 2013

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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April 4, 2013

Battle for the Silver King

Written by Fred D Garth | Photos by: SavetheTarpon.com 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 The Tarpon Inn about the same time […]
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January 9, 2013

Baffled by Billfish

Written by Dr. Mahmood Shivji and Daryl Carson | Photo by: Pat Ford Even after years of intense interest and some focused study, billfish biology and ecology remain mostly mysterious given the logistical difficulty of studying them. Although each region of the globe has its challenges, Atlantic billfish—specifically blue marlin, […]
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December 24, 2012

IGFA Fish Release Recommendations

Written by Guy Harvey Outpost | Lead in Picture: Ken Neill Modifying the types of hooks you use can significantly affect a fish’s chances for survival after it is released.  When fishing with natural bait (dead or alive), IGFA strongly encourages the use of non-offset circle hooks.  Extensive research on […]
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November 6, 2012

Guy Harvey and Sir Richard Branson Discuss Potential Collaboration

Written by Guy Harvey PhD Michael Ryan, Guy Harvey, Madeleine Ryan, Jessica Harvey and Sir Richard Branson Sir Richard Branson, owner of the Virgin conglomerate of companies was here in Grand Cayman for the weekend. He gave the keynote interview at the Alternative Investment Conference held at the Ritz Carlton […]
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October 9, 2012

Billfish Conservation Act is Signed into Law

Written by IGFA | Artwork by: Guy Harvey President Obama signed the the Billfish Conservation Act into law, effectively banning the importation of all billfish into the continental United States. The signing marks the culmination of a united undertaking by a diverse coalition of angling and conservation organizations working in cooperation with […]
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September 18, 2012

John Lo Gioco Proves One Angler Can Make a Difference

Written by Bill Shedd | Photos by: Altantic Tuna Project Most every saltwater fisherman knows of the positive impact that Guy Harvey has made on behalf of the marine resource and the ocean angler. But not everybody can be Guy Harvey. In this increasingly complex world, we often wonder if […]
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September 12, 2012

Billfish Conservation Act passes US House of Representatives

Written by IGFA | Artwork by: Guy Harvey Recreational anglers and ocean conservationists scored a big victory in Congress today as the Billfish Conservation Act passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives. The bill still must pass the Senate where it has the support of both Florida Senators Bill Nelson […]
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September 7, 2012

Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Donates $50,000 to Florida Youth Conservation Centers

Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation check presentation (left-to-right) FWC Commissioner Charles Roberts; FWC Commissioner Aliese Priddy; FWC Commissioner Richard Corbett,  Antonio Fins, Executive Director of Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation; Steve Stock, President of Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation and Guy Harvey, Inc; FWC Chairman Kenneth Wright;  FWC Vice-Chairman Kathy Barco; FWC Commissioner […]
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August 4, 2012

An Open Letter from Guy Harvey

Written by Guy Harvey PhD | Photo by: Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Fellow anglers, divers and boaters, It has come to my attention that that there is some concern, particularly among anglers in the northeast US, about my allegiance to the sport fishing community. Please know that first and foremost […]
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July 17, 2012

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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May 8, 2012

Guy Harvey Ultimate Shark Challenge 2012 Wrap Up

Written by Jeff Briscoe | Photos by Jeff Briscoe source: http://www.examiner.com/article/crowds-enjoy-festivities-at-guy-harvey-ultimate-shark-challenge After a weekend of delivering fun times on and off the water, the 3rd annual Guy Harvey Ultimate Shark Challenge wrapped up Sunday afternoon, May 6. Blessed by near perfect weather, the three day festival contained no shortage of […]
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April 30, 2012

Plastiki Voyage

Written by Daryl Carson David de Rothschild is an adventurer in the British tradition of great adventurers. Just 33 this year, he’s the youngest Britain and one of only 42 people to reach both the North and South Poles. He’s one of only 14 people to make it all the way across […]
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April 23, 2012

Nassau Grouper recovery efforts puts Cayman Islands on the World Conservation Map

Written by Fred Garth | Photo by: Geroge Schellenger | Video by: Geroge Schellenger The Cayman Island’s government is serious about protecting their grouper. The penalty for catching Nassau grouper in a spawning aggregation site during season is up to one year in prison or up to $500,000 in fines. […]
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March 21, 2012

Billfish Research Project Tagging Success

GHM’s Darren Shepard Releases Sailfish after being TaggedPhoto by: Jamie Walker When we kicked off Guy Harvey Magazine two years ago, we were stoked to pump out some positive conservation stories. You know, your basic feel-good, catch-and-release, circle hook type stuff. Next thing we know, we’re getting more good news […]
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January 27, 2012

Masters in Marlin

“Don’t do a PhD research project on live marlin,” they said. “It will never work.” I responded, “Why not?” They said, “It’s far too hard, marlin are highly migratory, incredibly elusive, they dwell in the outer reaches of most oceans, and in most cases they are solitary. And, finally, you’re […]
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