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What information does this site collect?

We collect information that you submit on the site and information provided if you send us an email. Fishing reports content may or may not be indexed as public web pages that show up in search engines as public web pages. Typically content added can be seen by all visitors to the site and is publicly available.

By posting content to this site you grant Global Fishing Reports a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use this content. If requested by a user we will work to delete any content that a user no longer wishes to be on the site. This is not guaranteed and content may be index in search engines and difficult to fully delete from all sources such as from individuals or systems that have saved the content.

Does this site use cookies?

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Does our site give any information to outside parties?

We do not share your personal information with anyone unless required by law. This does not include websites that provide resources for the business, as long as that company agrees to keep this information confidential.

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By using this website, you are accepting this privacy policy.

Note: Privacy policy subject to change at any time and will be updated on the site accordingly.

Terms and Conditions of Use

In order to post fishing reports and use many features of the site, a user account needs to be created. Post and comments need to be appropriate. Global Fishing reports reserved the right to delete any account and content based on inappropriate use of the site. The site is meant to be helpful and informative. While it is sometimes good to disagree with people and give constructive criticism this needs to be done with good intentions and within reason.

Global Fishing Reports will work to save data on this site so that it can be used as a future resource. As improvements are made to the site and data structures change historical data may be discarded. It is unlikely but content on this site may be lost at any time and Global Fishing Reports does not take responsibility for any issue this may cause site users.


No part of this website is to be reproduced without the permission of GlobalFisingReports. Users are encouraged to share reports, posts and pages. and  Images are property of the copyright holders.

Map Icons Image Credits

Freshwater fish icon credits:

Author: Duane Raver, U.S. Fish, and Wildlife Service.  Images used: carp, freshwater drum, eel, gar, hybrid striped bass, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, sturgeon, paddlefish, rainbow trout, and sturgeon.
Author: Sherman Foote Denton. Images used: Brook trout, musky, pickerel, and walleye.
Author:  Ellen Edmonson and Hugh Chris. Image used: Crappie.
Author:  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Image used: Brown trout.
Author:   Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Image used:  Cutthroat trout.
Author:   Brian Gratwicke. Image used: Salamander.
Author:  NOAA’s Historic Fisheries Collection. Image used:  Gloden trout.

Saltwater fish icon credits:

Author:  NOAA’s Fishwatch. Image used:  Bluefin Tuna, blackfin tuna, yellowfin tuna, lobster, halibut, wahoo, redfish,  black sea bass, shrimp, squid, mahi-mahi, stingray, cod, snapper, swordfish, King mackerel, mackerel.
Author:  NOAA’s NMFS, E. Hoffmayer, S. Iglésias, and R. McAuley . Image used:  Mako shark, blue shark.
Author: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Image used: Redfish, sea turtle.
Author:  Kruger. Image used: Flounder, ling.
Author:  CSIRO National Fish Collection. Image used:  blacktip shark.
Author:  NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC SEFSC Pascagoula Laboratory; Collection of Brandi Noble. Image used: a hammerhead shark.
Author:  Kurzon. Image used:  Great white shark.
Author:  FishBase artist Robbie Cada. Image used:  Tiger shark.
Author: George Burgess . Image used: Bull shark.
Author:  James, Ashley from wikimedia drawings. Image used: Dogfish shark.
Author: Citron / CC-BY-SA-3.0 . Image used: Sailfish.
Author: American Food and Game Fishes . Image used: Red grouper.
Author:  Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission. Image used: Rockfish .
Author: Duane Raver, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service . Image used: Barracuda.
Author: South Carolina department of natural resources  . Image used: Seatrout.
Author: John James Wild. Image used: Crab.
Author:  NSW Government, Department of Primary Industries. Image used:  Mullet.
Author: Robbie N. Cada FishBase. Image used: Spanish Mackerel .
Author: Kare Kare. Image used: Jack.
Author: G. Brown Goode, Saint John’s Rivere. Image used: Tripletail.