Shark Sense

As another perfect winter in the Florida Keys fades away, anglers will see an influx of various flats species to area shallows. And just as tarpon, bo

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Killer Columns

Most anglers won’t ever leave fish to find fish, but it’s more than likely you routinely pass under a bridge or come very close to one en route to you

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Adios Amigo

Welcome to our annual Shallow Water issue. We know there are many digital and print publications from which to choose, so on behalf of our entire crew

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Angling’s Greatest Feat

That’s it, you’re dead serious! You’ve reached a point in your angling career where everything seems complacent and you really need to elevate your ga

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Over the Horizon

With thousands of miles of beaches, Florida’s coastline provides anglers a wide variety of easily accessible surf fishing opportunities. While there i

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Sticky Fingers

Over the years tackle manufacturers have undertaken extensive research, design and testing in an effort to mimic and portray the natural and chemical

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Garnet and Gold

Few things in northwest Florida are as popular as the national championship Florida State Seminoles, but giving the ‘Noles a run for their money durin

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Hit the Road Jack

A glint of silver caught my eye 50 feet in front of me, and I snapped the lure to a grass edge a few feet beyond the flash. The lead-nosed VuDu Shrimp

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Counting Down

I learned how to fly fish in the backcountry and enjoy catching redfish and snook, but I’d like to broaden my horizons. What’s the best way to put mor

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Lost

Nestled 80 miles southwest of Tallahassee, Franklin County encompasses more than 250 miles of unspoiled coastline and caters to anglers who desire an

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Killing Fields

So you’ve been hook and line fishing for a while now and are starting to get curious about spearfishing and the world that lies beneath. Perhaps you’v

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Make Some Noise

The ability of an artificial lure to excite and attract saltwater game fish relies heavily on several environmental and situational factors. Whether f

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Border Wars

If inshore anglers didn’t have enough trouble staying in tune with FWC rules and regulations, fishermen who visit Florida’s westernmost metropolis hav

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Tomorrow’s Meteorologist

Although a catch-and-release fishery in many regions, tarpon populations face many challenges including habitat loss, recreational fishing pressure an

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Single Handed Success

As we progress into 2014, the industry continues to evolve as anglers further explore their desire for shallow drafting, eco‑friendly and affordable p

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Trophy Hunting

Perhaps no species is as loved and as hated by fishermen as the controversial goliath grouper. Many resident and visiting anglers looking for a seriou

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Tight Loops

Some are hooked the first time they experience it and some just never get it. Why is it that some people find fly‑fishing so captivating? There are ce

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Lookout for Lookdown

Fishermen are junkies and sometimes we just need to go fishing. No matter the species or size of fish hooked, it’s always nice to feel something pull

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Grass Class

It’s been said that seagrass beds are the marine equivalent to tropical rainforests, and their function crucial to the ecological health of Florida’s

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The Law Of Nature

With an incredible variety of lure designs on the market all claiming to provide the unrivaled mimicry and action needed to fool trophy game fish, it’

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Mayhem In The Marsh

Florida is comprised of some of the largest and most dense mangrove wetlands in the entire world, creating essential nursery habitat for a variety of

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Free Bait

Along coastal habitats throughout the entire state, crabs play a crucial role in the health of area ecosystems by helping eliminate decaying plant and

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Overpass Ordinances

“I recently purchased a bay boat and want to start fishing my local bridges. I know there will be times when it will be advantageous to drift, but wha

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Winter Wonderland

Compared to many regions of the country where snow, ice and freezing temperatures take a stronghold and are the norm during the winter, Florida’s temp

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Camping Is The Cure

Located at the southern tip of Florida’s peninsula, Everglades National Park is one of the state’s most impressive and important ecosystems that provi

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Beach Bash

Pompano are one many species commonly encountered around the state of Florida, but what’s unique about pompano fishing is that the presentation and ap

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Channel Surfing

We were on anchor in a channel protected by pristine flats where trophy bonefish forage day in and day out. However, today was unlike most in Biscayne

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Ground Zero

As I pushed the throttle down and the skiff jumped on plane, we weaved our way along the stained waters of the Crystal River toward the open expanse o

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The Perfect Piercing

Although there are countless artificial offerings that masterfully mimic live forage, I will tell you for certain that nothing beats the real deal. Ev

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No Name Knot

Advancements in tackle and technology continue to offer anglers a truly unfair advantage. But with all of the added innovations brought to us over rec

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Gator Rx

Finding and fooling big trout in Florida waters is an awesome accomplishment, and one that requires an incredible amount of stealth, patience and educ

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The Value of Local Knowledge

We’re all very fortunate to live in Florida. With well over 1,000 miles of coastline, hundreds of different species and so many exciting venues, there

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The Feel Factor

Florida is the undisputed fishing capital of the world, and with this bold statement comes a variety of venues and species to target. With such varian

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Exodus

Highly anticipated by those in the know, fall spells peak season for targeting flounder across northeast Florida. Believe it or not, it’s that time of

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The Amazing Race

To the collective surprise of no one, the fall mullet run will soon be in full force. Like the changing of seasons, Florida anglers know that every fa

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The Devil’s Den

I’ve had the good fortune of exploring some of the most pristine tropical playgrounds the world has to offer, yet every time I visit Everglades Nation

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Mojarra

September marks the beginning of Florida’s highly anticipated fall run of snook when anglers gather around East Coast inlets and beaches on their hunt

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Balancing Act

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) fishing is the fastest growing sector within the marine industry and its rise to the top can be attributed to the growing t

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Out Of Bounds

The Gulf of Mexico may not feature lush coral gardens with crystal clear water that’s common in the Atlantic, but from Key West to Naples and beyond t

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