Conservationist of the Year: Peter Jenkins

We’re incredibly proud to announce that ASGA Chairman Peter Jenkins has been named the 2024 Simms x Fly Fisherman Conservationist of the Year. “Jenks,” as many of you know him, brings a level of unmatched energy and creates a welcoming atmosphere that inspires countless individuals to get involved in conservation. Our Association would not

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Veteran Florida Guides Concerned About False Albacore

While the ASGA team is extremely proud of the community we’re building with the Guide Post Podcast, we would be remiss not to show love to other industry-leading podcasts that we respect and draw inspiration from. The MillHouse Podcast sits at the top tier of that list. Andy Mill, a

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Cobia Anglers Collaborate with Manta Ray Researchers

Feature Photo: “Best Practices for Fishing Cobia Around Manta Rays” The Florida Manta Project is a pioneering initiative aimed at understanding and conserving the enigmatic manta rays inhabiting the Western Atlantic. Led by a team of dedicated researchers and conservationists, this project focuses on studying the behavior, ecology, and population

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A Captain’s Testimony to the Senate

The ASGA team has been advocating for sustainable fisheries on all fronts in 2024. In the same week headlined by Addendum II for striped bass and an NOI hearing for redfish in Louisiana, ASGA Maine Board Member Capt. Kyle Schaefer was called to testify as a witness at the US

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Letters to Santa & ASMFC

This weekend, many young anglers and advocates are composing final letters addressed to the North Pole, pleading for new rods, reels and fishing gadgets to round out their year. We hope the entire striped bass community will keep their pens and paper out for an additional note, as the written

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Anglers with Redfish

Don’t Quit Now! – Louisiana Redfish Call to Action

Cover Photo Courtesy of Skiff Supply Shop In the face of historically insurmountable adversity, there is still a chance that conservation can win in Louisiana. These odds are directly due to the unification of a powerful community voice. We can’t quiet down now. On Tuesday, the Joint Oversight Committee deemed

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Deck Stacked Against Stripers for Addendum II

ASMFC 2023 Annual Meeting Preview: Will Historically Poor Spawn Spur Action at the Striped Bass Board?  Title Photo: Bill Lecony On Monday, October 16th the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission will meet in Beaufort, North Carolina for its Annual Meeting. The Striped Bass Board meeting is bar none the most

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ASGA Battles with Bigfoot Hunters & UFO Theorists

Written by Capt. Cody Rubner. This is definitely the best blog title I have had the pleasure of writing for ASGA. It’s going to be really difficult to top going forward. I’m okay with that. We all peak at some point. You’re probably curious where in ASGA’s journey to fight

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Tales from the Schoolie

Guest Blog: Blane Chocklett A few angling opportunities anchor my annual fishing calendar, notably pre-spawn smallmouth and the spring migrations for tarpon and striped bass. I’ve been fortunate to chase the latter throughout their entire migratory range. One of my favorite stops along this journey is Cape Cod. The Cape

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