On the most basic level, it is nothing more than a folded tortilla filled with fresh seafood. However, the noble fish taco is so much mo...
It was great while it lasted, but all good things must come to an end. Bedding season and the spring bonanza has ended here in Central Florida and it’s like someone turned the lights off with a quick flick of the switch. Only a few weeks back it seemed like you could do no wrong, with lunker largemouth and outstanding catches the norm. Right now bass are on the move as t... Read More
Up until recently, most of what I knew about largemouth bass fishing came from Carl Hiaasen’s novel, Double Whammy. Though in recollection, I have to admit my bass fishing career started when I moved into a lakefront property 10-years ago. Shortly thereafter, famed Captain Alan Zaremba came over to teach me how to properly fish the lake. He pointed out that since the wat... Read More
Everyone’s heard and maybe even shared stories themselves about the one that got away. Unfortunately, you can’t always come out on top. Regardless of the target in the crosshairs, anglers who educate and prepare themselves accordingly before going to battle have a greater likelihood of success.While there are literally thousands of lures on the market, they ar... Read More
It’s an undeniable fact that South Florida is an incredibly diverse community that’s rich with culture and heritage. While the streets are full of local flavor, the numerous backwater ponds, hidden lakes, golf course lakes and urban canal systems offer even greater diversity. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), 32 exotic fish speci... Read More
Have you ever wondered what goes into producing the tackle, gear and accessories we use today? Anglers and boaters often take for granted the tremendous effort it requires to engineer, design and manufacturer the countless components that combine to enhance our on-the-water experiences. You name it and somewhere in Florida skilled craftsmen are dedicated to producing the f... Read More
There’s no denying the fact that crankbaits are extremely versatile offerings with numerous fish-attracting attributes. While these long-standing artificials are a hit with bass anglers, these shallow diving lures also deserve a spot in every inshore angler’s tackle bag. Similar to their ability to effectively imitate a fleeing predator in freshwater, crankbaits evoke... Read More
Fish the shallows often? Then you, too, know how incredibly spooky sly shallow water predators can be. Snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, bonefish – all exhibit super shy tendencies, which is why avoiding detection by blending into your surroundings when stalking these keen-eyed killers, either from a skiff and especially when wade-fishing, can greatly improve angler odds. I... Read More