GOFC Fish Fry

Mark your calendars for the Tuesday June 24. Instead of our regular meeting at the Vet School we’re having a fish fry and social at L&S Auto Trim.Of course Gary’s Tackle Box is on the same premises and Gary will be keeping the store open so club members can stock up on essentials while enjoying good food and company. The […] Continue Reading

Spring Tournament

[highlight align=”left, right, center” style=”default, different”]As of 5pm on Friday May 9, the tournament is a GO! [/highlight] SPRING TOURNAMENT & Cobiathon / MacAttack    Cedar Key  May 10th  (Weather date May 17th)  Start at first safe light and weigh-in from 6pm to 7pm at Cedar Key City Park  TROPHY AWARDS  Master Angler  Top Offshore Angler  Top Inshore Angler  Largest Fish* – […] Continue Reading

Mackerel Learnament – Postponed. To be rescheduled at a later date

When: Saturday, April 26This event has been cancelled for 4/26 and will be rescheduled when water conditions around Suwannee improve Time: 7:00 am Where: Suwannee Details: Captain Russ Roy will lead this event. Any club member can come to the Learnament with anybody on board.  We will go out of Suwannee and meet in the River just outside the town.  […] Continue Reading

Back to Basics

By the end of April, all of the club’s favorite pelagics will be back in the Big Bend and it will be prime time to target them. Three veteran club members with more than 150 years fishing experience between them (!!) will be talking about locations, tactics and tackle for cobia, king mackerel and Spanish mackerel. Ken Knopf will be […] Continue Reading

Captain Rick Ryals

The speaker for the March 25th meeting will be Captain Rick Ryals, one of the best known charter captains in Jacksonville who’ll be sharing tips on deep water trolling. Rick hosts Florida Sportsman magazine, Live on WFXJ930 radio show on Saturday mornings and is the captain on a big sportfisher based out of Mayport. This is a return (by popular […] Continue Reading

Fishing Crystal River

The speaker for the February 25th meeting is Captain Marrio Castello, who runs Tall Tale Charters out of Crystal River.  Captain Castello has been fishing the waters of Crystal River his entire life and runs inshore charters for the tremendous variety of fish found in Kings Bay out to past the spoil banks, depending on season.   You’ve probably seen Marrio’s […] Continue Reading

Oyster Roast

Come join the fun and roast some oysters, burgers, and hot dogs with fellow GOFC members.  This annual, family-oriented (yes, bring the kids) event is a favorite for most in the club. Once again, the Crapos have graciously allowed us to share their beautiful home, and GOFC Board Members promise an abundance of the shelly critters. Dress appropriately for an evening […] Continue Reading

Ellett Auction

Time for the annual GOFC Ellett Auction! The Ellett family has graciously offered to host this GOFC FAMILY-favorite event once again at their beautiful home overlooking Paynes Prairie. The evening will feature great food (Frogmore stew, burgers, dogs, desserts,…), a pit fire (can you taste the smores?), good company, and THE AUCTION. Save your money and bid on fishing/boating equipment, […] Continue Reading