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Angler Tag Return Hotline

The Angler Tag Return Hotline is designed to collect data from anglers regarding tagged fish that have been captured or sighted in Florida waters.



Angler Tag Return Hotline

What do you do if you catch a tagged fish in Florida waters?

Goliath Grouper

Have you seen this fish? We need your help locating juvenile or adult Goliath Grouper.

Largemouth Bass

Biologists ask anglers to report tagged largemouth bass.

Florida Red Drum

This article provides recent statewide information, including the locations of release and the number of captures by anglers, regarding tagged and hatchery-reared red drum.

Snook

Do you know what to do if you catch a tagged snook? This information covers what you should do if you catch tagged snook on either the east coast or west coast of Florida.

Sturgeon

Do you know what you should you do if you see a sturgeon in the Hillsborough River?


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