The Florida Gulf Coast Center For Fishing Foundation, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.


“Teaching Children About Life Through Fishing”

First Fish Forever is our national foundation that aims to spread our mission to teach children about life through fishing throughout the country.  The Florida Gulf Coast Center for Fishing & Interactive Museum is the first location established by the First Fish Forever Foundation to begin to positively impact a generation of children and our environment.  To learn more, click here.

The Center for Fishing is located at:

Relocating to new home.
Please watch our website for details.


Our Gallery Hours are:

Will be announced upon new grand opening.


Guy Harvey Outpost Auditorium

Guy Harvey Outpost

The Guy Harvey Outpost is an exciting new portion of the Tradewinds Islands Resorts on St. Pete Beach.  We are thrilled that they have chosen to sponsor our Auditorium here at the Center for Fishing!

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Our unique educational facility wouldn’t be possible if not for the support of generous donors. We welcome all levels of donations…

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Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Check out our new line of sporting gear – Kona Blue…

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Center For Fishing Contact info

Contact Center For Fishing

Our friendly staff is looking forward to hearing from you. Call to schedule your event, donate, or register for classes…

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You are cordially invited to attend our first annual charity Casino Night.  It will be a special night to remember and a way that you can meaningfully contribute to the lives of children in our community.

Join your school's fishing club!  Not sure if there's a club in your school yet, contact us, and then start one!

Want to learn about marine life and ways to conserve our natural resources?  Take a class at our Marine Institute.

Need a place to host your special event?  Come look at our many options, including the Guy Harvey Outpost Auditorium, 200 seat capacity museum gallery, outdoor courtyard, professional conference rooms, and several fully equipped classrooms.