2015 Winners

Bryce caught this White Papio in Kailua Bay, on Oahu this summer.  He would wake up early most mornings to go fishing with his Dad and brother.  This papio was too small to keep, so he released it back into the ocean.
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:00

Red Snapper- Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

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Niko Pappas caught and released this beautiful Red Snapper while fishing south of Gray's Reef off the East Coast of Florida with old friends and family. This area is heavily protected by
the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
Jen Chiu displays a vibrant Vermilion Rockfish caught by volunteer angler Nick Ingram that was tagged and released using a descending device on a recent sampling trip in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary with the California Collaborative Fisheries Research Program! 

Rich sent in this picture of a Yellowfin Tuna taken in the waters of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. These waters have seen an influx of "exotics", like this yellowfin tuna, due to the warmer water temperatures this summer.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 00:00

Craig- Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

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Craig Kalinak caught this beautiful dorado on his birthday fishing with his Dad and his brother in the waters adjacent to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. El Nino has brought many "exotics" to the waters of Southern California in 2015.

Young Tori was a little shy to show off her catch. She's learning to fish with the help of her dad and brother.

Melissa Brierley caught this beautiful Permit while fishing with her husband in the back country of Big Pine Key. Beautiful fish Melissa!

Asher caught this Copper Rockfish, AKA a Chucklehead, while fishing off of Santa Rosa Island, which is in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.

Friday, 03 July 2015 00:00

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

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Mathieu Labs took his future wife and mom fishing in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and caught this dolphin fish.



Sportfishing Conservancy

"Recognizing that with privilege comes responsibility, the mission of the Sportfishing Conservancy is to empower sportsmen to fulfill and celebrate their commitment to their sport and to the real world conservation." sportfishingconservancy.org


Student Scholarships

The Sportfishing Conservancy will award a total of eight (8) Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Scholarships, valued at $500 each to the parent or guardian of children [under the age of 18].