Sport Fish Restoration Publications and Web sites

General Sport Fish Restoration (SFR) Publications

  • Mark Sosin Videos
  • Sport Fish Restoration Adobe PDF (Saltwater Focus)
  • Value Returned (Freshwater Focus) (For this, contact the Division of Freshwater Fisheries at 850-617-9495)
  • Boater's Guides
  • Catch & Release Brochures
  • Fishing Lines Magazine
  • Fish Identification Posters

Please contact the Division of Marine Fisheries Management Outreach and Education at (850) 487-0554 for information on obtaining a copy of the items listed above.

SFR Websites

National Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration Programs

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

National Survey (Every 5-years compares fishing, hunting and boating in all 50 states based on participation and economic impacts)

Apportionments (Shows how much money Florida and other states receive)

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

FWC News Releases

Marine Fisheries

Freshwater Fisheries

Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Boating (Boat Ramp Finder)

Fishing License Information

Artificial Reefs
Artificial Reef Locator

Reef Ball Foundation

Eternal Reefs

Guidelines for Marine Artificial Reef Materials


Technical SFR Publications

Check out the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute's Research Information Center for information on technical publications prior to 2000.

  • Taylor, R.G., J.A. Whittington, H.J. Grier, R.E. Crabtree. Age, growth, maturation, and protandric sex reversal in common snook, Centropomis undecimalis, from the east and west coasts of South Florida. Fisheries Bulletin 98:612-624(2000).
  • Taylor, R.G., J.A. Whittington, D. Haymans. Catch-and-release mortality rates of common snook in Florida. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 21:70-75(2001).

FWC Facts:
Dolphin, or mahi-mahi, grow remarkably fast, reaching sexual maturity in just 4-5 months, and growing up to 3 feet in one year.

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