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FKFGA Kids Day – Sunday, March 17, 2019

Kids and Captains Day! Sunday March 17, 2019 10am - 2pm Founders Park Beach Pavilion All boys and girls welcome (13 and under must be accompanied by a parent!) Free Admission Free hamburgers, hotdogs, and drinks Join us for: Age Division Competitions in Spin casting, fly casting and boat poling - compete for awesome prizes including fishing charters [...]

By |2019-03-13T15:19:22+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

General Meeting – Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Please join us for the next FKFGA General Meeting at the Islander Research & Discovery on Tuesday, March 12th at 7pm. We will go over current topics for discussion and update you on the plans for upcoming events. It's great opportunity to see each other, stay informed, and have your voice heard on the issues. Please plan [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:51:21+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

FKFGA letter to Congresswoman Mucarsel-Powell supporting her assignment to implement Everglades Restoration subcommittees

The Board of Directors of the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association sent a letter to Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in support of her recent assignment to subcommittees that a crucial to the implementation of Everglades Restoration and sending clean water south to Florida Bay. Read the letter here DMPLtrScan011619.

By |2019-01-29T02:02:08+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join FKFGA Wed. Jan. 23rd 10am at the BOCC Meeting

Please join FKFGA at the upcoming Monroe County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Wednesday, January 23rd at 10AM The topic of "Out of Town/Out of County Guides" is on the agenda at 10AM.Let's be there in large numbers at 10AM to make our voices heard. Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10am Marathon Government Center 2798 Overseas Hwy [...]

By |2019-01-22T17:25:45+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

URGENT: Conditional Approval to Remain Open Agreement

  <<<   HERE IS THE FORM   >>> Conditional Approval to Remain Open_CUA_FY19    Attention CUA Holders, Should there be a lapse in government appropriations, a signed copy of the attached agreement will need to be on file with the National Park Service in order for the Commercial Use Authorization holder to operate within the park.   [...]

By |2018-12-22T03:41:32+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Southern Everglades & Florida Bay Restoration Agency Meeting

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 from 9:30am – 4:30pm • Public comment taken at 2pm and 4pm Founder’s Park Community Center, Islamorada • 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Florida Water Management District, National Park Service, and government agencies will be meeting in Islamorada to discuss restoration of Florida Bay. These decision-makers [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:29:11+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Issues|0 Comments

December General Meeting Dec. 11 @ 7PM

Please join us for the next FKFGA General Meeting at the Islander Resort on December 11th at 7pm. We will go over current topics for discussion and update you on the plans for upcoming events. It's great opportunity to see each other, stay informed, and have your voice heard on the issues. Please plan to attend & if [...]

By |2018-11-15T16:49:57+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Meeting|0 Comments

How to become a Blue Star Fishing Guide

The new Blue Star Fishing Guides program recognizes charter boat captains who are committed to sustainable fishing and educating their customers about resource protection in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The voluntary training and compliance program seeks to increase fishing guides’ knowledge and, ultimately, that of their clients, to conserve the unique marine ecosystem of the [...]

By |2018-08-27T14:13:42+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Resources|0 Comments

Next General Meeting

Mark your calendars for the next General Meeting that will take place September 11th, 2018 at 7pm at the Florida Key History and Discovery Center. We will be holding our elections, discussing and planning the Keys Kids Day and giving an update on Everglades Restoration and CUA (Commerical Use Authorization). Please plan to attend and let [...]

By |2018-08-24T21:24:24+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Meeting|0 Comments