I don’t think there’s a better way to kick off a new year than a solid day out on the water, catching big fish with good friends. We headed offshore today with intentions of targeting Yellowtail Snapper and Red Grouper some 40 – 50 miles offshore of Captiva, FL. We were greeted with some lingering […]
We head into the murky depths of the Caloosahatchee River in search of the prehistoric Sawfish. With the help of Conway Charters we helped provide six Sawfish to 13 feet long for acoustic tagging research with Florida FWC. Gear List: Shimano Saragosa 8000 Shimano 8′ XH Teramar Spinning Rod 65lb Power Pro Braid 100lb Mono […]FWC, River Monsters, sawfish
I always like to kick off any trip to the keys with a bucket full of sardines on the docks of Robbie’s of Islamorada. There’s no better way to get your mind on Island Time!
My second favorite time of the year has finally arrived. With the arrival of our first few mild cold fronts, Red and Gag Grouper have begun their fall migration into nearshore shallow water haunts. This seasonal migration offers bay boat anglers the opportunity to target keeper sized grouper well within sight of land. Gag Grouper: […]Bottom Fishing, fall fishing, grouper, hogy lures, how to, jigging, sewell custom rods, shimano, Trolling
I’ve been doing my best to abuse the New Gemini Fishing Shorts from AFTCO over the past 4 months. Released spring of 2016, these angler driven shorts followed in the footsteps of another personal favorite, the Tactical Fishing Shorts. These shorts exceed the needs for warm weather anglers: Comfort, Quick Drying, Odor Resistance and, Incredible […]aftco, Best Fishing Shorts, Fishing Apparel
It’s late August in Southwest Florida. Under the cover of darkness, we back the 24’ center console down the boat ramp. Splashing into the upper eighty degree water. It’s an hour and a half before sunrise as we begin making way towards the Gulf side barrier islands of Sanibel and Captiva. Our Q-Beam lamp darts […]captiva, hogy lures, HOW TO CATCH TARPON, sanibel island, tarpon
Locations: Finding summertime snook along coastal beaches can seem like a daunting task. With seemingly endless miles of beach line, locating a productive starting point will put you on more fish in much less time. There are a few key features that concentrate populations of snook into predictable patterns. Inlets/Passes: Are by far the easiest […]beach, how to, light tackle, snook
Early summer is one of the year’s best times to plan a long-range offshore trip. Typically mild weather and minimal offshore storm activity allow anglers to safely plan a multi-day excursion far offshore. With the right planning, crew, bait and tackle, it’s possible to experience the trip of a lifetime. While a variety of grouper, […]grouper, offshore, seavee, Sewell Rods, shimano, snapper