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Welcome to the Gainesville Offshore Fishing Club

The Gainesville Offshore Fishing Club is a non-profit family organization with a current membership of over 100 families who have a common interest in both inshore and offshore saltwater angling in North Central Florida.

While our name implies that we are only offshore fishermen, the club really has about an equal mix of inshore and offshore anglers with club meetings and programs equally divided between both types of fishing.

Benefits of membership: It pays to be a member!

Joining the GOFC can easily pay for itself. A small sample of membership benefits include:

  • Free entry into GOFC fishing tournaments (with cash payouts!)
  • Discounts on SeaTow memberships
  • 10% off at the Cedar Key Marina II for storage, bait, and other services
  • Regular 10%-off sporting goods coupon for Alachua Farm & Lumber
  • …and more! Joining provides access to knowledge and experience thru fellowship with other club members.

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Upcoming Events (subscribe)

Oct 2017

October Meeting - Motor Maintenance! – 10/24/2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Nov 2017

Fall Tournament - Cedar Key – 11/04/2017 at 6:45 am - 4:30 pm
Shallow Water Grouper Learnament – 11/11/2017 at 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Ellett Auction - 2017 – 11/17/2017 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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Club Hot Shots

Pictures posted to Hot Shots are automatically entered in our yearly Photo Contest!

  • Personal Best 25″ Gator Trout from Kayk

    UF Homecoming Day, I ventured out to Kayak Fish near Shired Island for the afternoon. Mackeral were attacking and stealing my trolling mullet, but no hook ups. Using mainly a Slayer Mullet style paddle-tail under a popping cork. Coming up on some moving waters off a point of a

  • Ozello Snook

    Kayak fishing with my Father-in-Law down in Ozello FL, earlier Summer 2017. Solid snook took a Mullet Style DOA and ran up in the groves where I had to get in the water to remove the hook and land the fish.

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