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What is a Florida “Sportsman”?

During a recent contract negotiation for the sale of conservation property, a representative of the organization purchasing the property indicated that he had to leave early to go to a meeting with a bunch of “sportsmen”.

FS Openers

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Let’s End the Sad Tragedy

Buried deep in the heart of a 75-page federal court order was a statement we should display from the roof tops. Quote it early, quote it often. Somehow, we all missed it.

Conservation Front

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Gladiator: Swordfish Life Cycle

Inside look at the unique life history of the swordfish. As a fishery biologist working aboard commercial fishing vessels back in the 1990s, I can still remember the first broadbill swordfish (Xiphias gladius) I saw captured in the western North Atlantic Ocean.

Fishery News

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Gulf Council Sells Out on Red Snapper

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council made a disappointing decision last week on red snapper that will split the recreational quota between private anglers and charter/for hire captains.

News Releases

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Say ‘Yes’ to Amendment 1: Water and Land Conservation

Florida’s Water and Land Legacy, the Vote Yes on Amendment 1 campaign, today announced the support of Coastal Conservation Association Florida for Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation Amendment.


You can make a big difference by joining Florida Sportsman’s continuing conservation fight for the fisheries and ecosystem. FS has been our primary outdoors voice for close to half a century. Good management is ours for the asking–or demanding.


Reader Action Guide

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Make the Call

Here’s Florida Sportsman’s quick reference guide for contacting law enforcement and management agencies.

FS' Fisheries Record

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Our Fisheries Record is Second to None

Soon after its launch more than 40 years ago, Florida Sportsman became the state’s primary voice for fisheries conservation and wildlife advocacy.