In this episode, the baitfish fry hatch is in full swing as we venture into the Caloosahatchee River for Mid-Summer tarpon fishing. We found the fish to be pretty picky about what presentations would get a response, but once we got the pattern dialed in, the bite was on! Gear List: Rod: 8′ Sewell Custom […]
Mysterious things swim in the dark shallow waters of Southwest Florida’s Caloosahatchee River. This June I hooked into something large and got to experience a truly epic battle on a kayak. This is one for the memory book. Shout out to Conway Charters for an awesome trip.hobie kayaks, kayak fishing, sawfish
This June I joined up with Captain. John Conway of Conway Charters to target a prehistoric fish species that haunts the lower reaches of Florida’s Caloosahatchee River. Capt. John has spent years assisting FWC capturing Sawfish for acoustic tagging and research. On this trip, my goal was to hook into a sawfish from my Hobie […]florida fishing, kayak fishing, sawfish
Those long nights, chasing silver until dawn are full swing. We head out on a perfect tide and the right time and experience one of the best juvenile tarpon bites I’ve experienced. Cast after cast, we stick acrobatic tarpon on the Hogy Lures Pro Tail Series. Reel: Shimano Stradic C5000XG Line: 20lb Power Pro Slick […]hogy lures, kayak fishing, night fishing, no live bait needed, tarpon
World class tarpon fishing in a metropolitan area? Miami’s got one of the state’s most consistent and explosive fisheries. I headed over to fish with Capt. Fraser Simpson to chase adult tarpon during the winter shrimp migration inside Biscayne Bay. Outgoing tides after dark trigger a biomass migration of shrimp from the shallow grass flats […]hogy lures, miami fishing, tarpon
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!
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