Goliath Grouper Fishing Reports

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Goliath Grouper Workshops

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting several goliath grouper public workshops throughout the state starting July 31 to gather input on goliath grouper management, including the possibility of a limited harvest in Florida state waters.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting several goliath grouper public workshops throughout the state starting July 31 to gather input on goliath grouper management, including the possibility of a limited harvest in Florida state waters.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Goliath Grouper Workshops Begin July 31.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) issued the following news release regarding goliath groupers.

“The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting several goliath grouper public workshops throughout the state starting July 31 to gather input on goliath grouper management, including the possibility of a limited harvest in Florida state waters. Fifteen workshops are scheduled in total across the state in July, August and October.

Goliath Grouper, 3-13-14, Tampa Fishing Report & Charters, #Tampa.
Goliath Grouper, 3-13-14, Tampa Fishing Report & Charters, #Tampa.

Share your input and learn more about the current status of goliath grouper by attending one of these workshops (scheduled 5 to 8 p.m. local time):

  • July 31: Lake Worth, Lantana Road Branch Library, 4020 Lantana Road.
  • Aug. 1: Key West, Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
  • Aug. 2: Marathon, Hyatt Place Marathon/Florida Keys, 1996 Overseas Highway.
  • Aug. 3: Key Largo, Murray Nelson Government Center, 102050 Overseas Highway.
  • Aug. 8: Crystal River, Plantation on Crystal River, 9301 W. Fort Island Trail.
  • Aug. 9: Carrabelle, Franklin County Senior Citizens Center, 201 NW Ave. F.
  • Aug 16: Pensacola, Sanders Beach – Corinne Jones Resource Center, 913 S. I St.
  • Aug. 17: Panama City, Bland Conference Center, 4750 Collegiate Drive.
  • Oct. 9: Jacksonville, Pablo Creek Regional Library, 13295 Beach Blvd.
  • Oct. 10: Titusville, American Police Hall of Fame & Museum, 6350 Horizon Drive.
  • Oct. 11: Stuart, Flagler Place, 201 SW Flagler Ave.
  • Oct. 12: Davie, Old Davie School Historical Museum, 6650 Griffin Road.
  • Oct. 16: Pinellas Park, Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure, 9501 U.S. Highway 19 N.
  • Oct. 17: Port Charlotte, The Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St.
  • Oct. 18: Naples, Collier County Public Library – South Regional, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway.
Goliath Grouper, 12-26-14, Miami Fishing Report & Charters, #Miami.
Goliath Grouper, 12-26-14, Miami Fishing Report & Charters, #Miami.

If you cannot attend an in-person meeting, submit comments online by visiting MyFWC.com/SaltwaterComments. The staff is working on a virtual workshop that should be available online in the near future. Additional details and updates to these meetings will be posted at MyFWC.com/Fishing (click on “Saltwater Fishing,” “Rulemaking” and “Workshops.”)”

Miami Fishing Report & Charters, Goliath Grouper, Thursday, July 7, 2016.
Miami Fishing Report & Charters, Goliath Grouper, Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Miami Fishing Report, Thursday, July 7, 2016: Goliath Grouper!

Miami Fishing Report & Charters, Goliath Grouper, Thursday, July 7, 2016.
Miami Fishing Report & Charters, Goliath Grouper, Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Miami fishing report: Goliath Grouper.

Miami Fishing Report, Thursday, June 7, 2016 / Florida Fishing Report – Miami: goliath grouper, catch & release, offshore in the passes; we report on Miami inshore and offshore fishing. We’re mostly focused on fishing Miami’s channels, grass flats, passes, oyster bars, mangroves and near shore fishing, but we’ll also give you an update on deep sea fishing if a Captain sends us a report!

We’re big advocates of catch and release, particularly for snook, but pretty much for most species.  Only take what you are going to eat, and a lot of fish are better off as sport fish, even if they are in season.  Our motto is let ‘em get bigger and catch ‘em again!

Consistent with the near shore fishing theme, we post on fishing for redfish, snook, sea trout, pompano, snapper, grouper, ladyfish, Spanish mackerel, hogfish and other game fish!

We also report on going after bigger fish, including bull sharks, hammerhead sharks, lemon sharks, sandbar sharks, spinner sharks and black tip and black nose sharks. We’re very strong proponents of catching and releasing sharks unharmed.

Please see our SanibelCaptivaFort MyersSeashell & Shelling and Cuban Fishing sites for charter photos from our other captains, additional fishing and shelling reports, and musings on fishing in Cuba one of these days!

Again, unless you are going to eat a fish that is in season and of the appropriate size, we say let ‘em go to get bigger, have some fun and catch ‘em again another day!

At the right time of the year, we also post on tarpon, cobia and king mackerel when they are running!

Miami is increasingly one of the capitals of the Caribbean and Latin America, and the culture and fishing is some of the best in the world!  Whether you’re a serious fisherman or woman or a family looking for a great adventure, you are going to like Miami fishing!

Miami Fishing Report, Sunday, July 7, 2016 / Florida Fishing Report – Miami: goliath grouper, offshore, catch & release; daily Miami Fishing Report & Info On Miami Fishing Charters; Fishing Trips For Families & Children, As Well As Serious Sport Fishermen and Fisherwomen!

We’re just getting started in Miami, but we’re looking forward to reporting on Miami fishing!

If you are a local fishing guide/captain and would like to submit photos and reports, please let us know.  All are welcome.  You can reach us @ FloridaFishingCharterReport@gmail.com.

Happy fishing!

The Miami Fishing Report Team!

Boca Grande Fishing Report, Thursday, June 30, 2016: Goliath Grouper!

Goliath Grouper, 3-13-14, Tampa Fishing Report & Charters, #Tampa.
Goliath Grouper, 3-13-14, Boca Grande Fishing Report & Charters, #Tampa.

Goliath Groopers, Boca Grande, Fl May, 2016 from David Vanden Bosch on Vimeo.

Boca Grande Pass Fishing Report: Goliath Grouper.

Boca Grande Pass Fishing Report, Thursday, June 30, 2016 / Florida Fishing Report – Boca Grande: goliath grouper under the phosphate dock; a lot of tarpon still rolling and hitting in Boca Grande Pass.  We’re mostly focused on Boca Grande Pass during peak tarpon season fishing, but we also give updates on fishing the Boca Grande area throughout the year.

Boca Grande is famous for tarpon fishing, particularly when the tarpon move into Boca Grande Pass in May and June.  Many consider Boca Grande Pass the best tarpon fishing location in the world!

The tarpon also attract very large bull sharks and hammerhead sharks that congregate to feed on the tarpon, so it is also famous for big time catch and release shark fishing!

Year round, the fishing at Boca Grande, in and around Gasparilla Island and greater Charlotte Harbor is terrific!  We catch sea trout, redfish, snook, flounder, spanish mackerel, grouper, goliath grouper and many, many more species!

So whether you are an experienced fisherman or just a family looking to have some fun, give us a call and we’ll get out on the water!

Please see additional fishing reports, photos and videos at our other fishing report sites for Sanibel & CaptivaFort MyersMiamiNaples and Tampa.

Happy fishing!

The Boca Grande Fishing Report Team!