A traditional dish originating along the northern coast of Peru, where the Pacific Ocean has provided its bounty for millennia, ceviche is...
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
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a fisherman how to build his own custom rods and you’ll have one happy angler! While this fundamental concept has remained unchanged, the methods and tools available to rod builders have advanced, and continue to progress all the way to the point of yielding sophisticat... 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
Of all of the innovations introduced over the years, it is possible that two in particular stand out as the most useful pieces of shallow water fishing and boating equipment ever invented. The first is the electric trolling motor, and it has unquestionably revolutionized the way inshore anglers fish.Electric trolling motors enable small boaters the ability to maneu... 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
The perpetual summer sun beamed down as we boated across this immense body of water known as Great Bear Lake. The far shoreline could barely be seen in the distance, yet we were only fishing one of five of the massive arms of what could be considered a freshwater ocean. It’s truly amazing how much can happen in the span of a few days.My whirlwind tour had begun j... Read More