Category Archives: Everglades National Park

Everglades Tarpon Trip

Given the unseasonably warm winter and several rumors that some decent tarpon had started to show up inside the Everglades National Park, Chris and I went in for a quick overnight trip to see if we couldn’t tag any fish … Continue reading

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Everglades Receiver Deployment

Chris and I returned to the Everglades last week to redeploy our acoustic receivers that had been outfitted with new batteries. We decided to spend the night at the Shark River chickee to give ourselves some extra time to deploy … Continue reading

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Everglades Receiver Retrieval

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Last week Chris and I made an overnight trip into the Everglades to retrieve all of our hydroacoustic receivers to replace the batteries for the up-coming year and download any data they have collected over the last few months.  While … Continue reading

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Boating through the Everglades

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Little Shark River and Mud Bay Data Download

Chris and I headed back into the Everglades on Tuesday to download data from our hydro-acoustic receiver array and look for yet another satellite tag that had come off a tarpon. This was going to be the first time that … Continue reading

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Everglades Cheekie Adventure

Early May brings Dave and I back to the Everglades to complete the deployment of our hydro-acoustic array. In order to accomplish all of our work we decided to camp overnight  on a cheekie deep in the backcountry.  The  trip … Continue reading

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Three Day April Taging Trip to Everglades National Park

It’s been almost a month since our first tagging trip to the Everglades and the waters have warmed bringing the promise of a successful tarpon tagging trip. In addition to myself, Jiangang, Chris and Bruce from TBRC, we had three … Continue reading

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Whitewater Bay Trip

The fishing reports for tarpon in the Whitewater Bay region of the Everglades National Park didn’t look promising due to several late cold fronts that recently swept through south Florida.  Despite Mother Nature’s late spring curve-ball, the Ault lab took … Continue reading

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Everglades Hydro-Acoustic Data Download Trip with FIU

Adam and Phil (FIU) have been working with hydro-acoustics in the Everglades for several years and Chris and I wanted to learn as much as we could from their experience. We were also interested in scouting locations for our receiver … Continue reading

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Construction of Receiver Mounts

As part of our research project we are collaborating with both Dr. Mike Heithaus’s  (http://www2.fiu.edu/~heithaus/ ) and Dr. Jennifer Rehage’s (http://www2.fiu.edu/~rehagej/rehage_news.html)  labs at FIU to install a single hydro-acoustic array to track the movements of multiple species. Before we deployed … Continue reading

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