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Because a fish is too valuable to catch only once

Why Catch & Release

Handling

Hooking & Dehooking

Descending & Venting

Regulations

Resources

Shark Catch and Release

Shark Catch and Release Home

Learn about shark biology, ecology, conservation and best handling practices.

Shark on the Line!

What happens to a shark when it is hooked, fought, and released?

Best Release Practices

Information on best conditions for releasing sharks to promote their survival.

Florida's Shark Fishery

Florida's diverse shark population means conservation-minded fishing is key.

Species Focus

See profiles of shark species commonly encountered by catch-and-release anglers.

Additional Resources

Videos

Descending videos and other catch and release related content

Publications

Learn more about guides relating to venting, angling, and hook usage

Partners

Connect with our partner fisheries and conservation organizations