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...
Fishing is an ancient practice that dates back to the earliest time of human existence. Primitive anglers around the world fashioned makeshift hooks out of nearly any material they could get their hands on. Japanese anglers utilized reindeer horns, British fishermen created treble hooks from the thorny branches of hawthorn trees, and Native Americans used the talons and be... Read More
Readers have demanded it and we’re delivering with a special section devoted exclusively to Fly Fishing Florida. In each issue we’ll be featuring tactics, techniques and troubleshooting tips for those who prefer to ply the state’s bounties with a limber fly rod in hand. Captain Charles Wright, who operates a fleet of boats in Chokoloskee, FL, and is a veritable wealt... Read More
Snook are complex creatures, likely more so than any other shallow water predator. They can be extremely temperamental, affected by lunar and solunar phases, tides, water clarity, temperatures, and, of course, seasonal fluctuations. All of these factors must be considered when formulating a plan for successful fishing. And while many of Florida’s famous game fish, both i... Read More
With the latest and greatest advancements within the sport fishing community, one would think that a basic design like the simple metal spoon would be nothing more than a thing of the past. The truth of the matter is that even the most discerning professionals rely on this primitive lure to pull through in clutch times. In terms of functionality, it’s highly arguable tha... 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