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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Electrifying Results

When it comes to sport fishing, there’s not much that tops the actual strike. There’s really nothing more visually appealing than feeding a sailfish a

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Welcome Aboard!

“Good morning folks. Today we’ll be fishing a few reefs and wrecks about an hour away. We’ve had an excellent mingo bite over the last few days with s

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Snakes To Smokers

I admit it. I’m the type who likes to fiddle. Regardless of species or technique, I’m always experimenting with tackle and always trying to perfect my

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Choose Your Weapon

One could argue that advancing technologies are changing recreational sport fishing as we know it, but one thing remains constant and will likely neve

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Simple Swimming Mullet

Mullet may appear apathetic as they lethargically meander along the water’s surface of inshore estuaries and canals, but rigged properly and these ent

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Fighting Dirty

I’ll admit that although I’m still a whippersnapper by some standards, I’m growing old of being young and reckless. At one time I was passionate and a

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Sacrificial Offerings

The successful pursuit of blue water predators requires a fine understanding of numerous factors. When combined, these ingredients hopefully formulate

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Defiant Dolphin

Roaming tropical seas worldwide, dolphinfish represent the epitome of blue water sport fishing and alone drive tens of millions of dollars in tourism

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Cobia Killer

Come mid-March, anglers along the Panhandle have one thing on their minds—intercepting migrating cobia as they move westward along the crystal clear w

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Knot So Fast

If you fish a spinning reel with thin diameter braided fishing line, you will eventually have to deal with a wind knot, although wind isn’t always to

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Quest For The One

It was the first drop of a long anticipated day and our baited hooks were plummeting to the darkest depths where the most extreme predators have evolv

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Against All Odds

For whatever reason, targeting the ocean’s most formidable predators on tackle nowhere near suitable for the job is incredibly intriguing. Subduing pr

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Lesson Learned

If you’ve never been skunked, shutout or whatever you call it, then you simply haven’t spent enough time on the water. Regardless if it’s inshore, on

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Wahoo Highway

The life many South Florida anglers live is a vicious circle complimented with a semi-unhealthy addiction to chasing migrating game fish. Summer month

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Tournament Tested

Circle-hooks aren’t new by any means, but offshore anglers who troll for pelagic game fish have been the slowest group to embrace the shape. No matter

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Line Management

Some anglers are simply destined for failure. It is a sad reality, and a harsh one at that. You see, fishing fundamentals cannot be overlooked no matt

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Clear For Takeoff

As summer turns to fall and prevailing sea breezes veer from southeast to northeast, an influx of southbound game fish seeking warmer water will inund

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Crack The Code

While the secret is out and many have cracked the code, South Florida’s daytime swordfishery continues to produce incredible results. And although the

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Treasure Chest

Today’s complex fishing machines have advanced so far that they really do provide tournament competitors an unfair advantage. Many high-tech center co

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Twist One Up

Often neglected for more noteworthy equipment and accessories, swivels are actually some of the most consequential pieces of terminal tackle in existe

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Follow The Leader

Listed on the periodic table of elements as Ti, Titanium is extracted from principal mineral ores and features 22 protons in the nucleus of a single a

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The Stealth Factor

Now that the blazing summer season is upon us, coastal waters are typically as calm as they are going to get with smooth seas and variable winds the n

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Magic Metals

It’s safe to say that metal jigs have been in existence for longer than most of us have been fishing. As a matter of fact, the good ole’ 4 oz. diamond

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Alive & Well

Mangrove snapper…gray snapper…black snapper...grovers…mangos…we don’t care what you call them. From the moment these fierce fish enter the aquatic wor

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Room To Run

In the heat of the battle anglers put serious strain on their tackle. Yet when it comes to failure, your rod and reel likely aren’t the main source of

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Balls Deep

Around the state, anglers both inshore and offshore employ widely diverse chumming techniques in the hopes of attracting inquisitive predators. Whethe

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Tail Whackers

By now you are probably well aware that ballyhoo are the most effective and versatile natural offshore offerings. You are probably also aware that the

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Crucial Connections

It should come as no surprise that sharp hooks and strong knots are key components to successful days on the water. One of many knots used to attach h

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The Clear Choice

Anglers are always looking for new techniques and equipment that will give them an advantage over their gill-bearing opponents. While fresh bait and b

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Wicked Wahoo Whacker

Dedicated anglers have been fooling wahoo in The Bahamas for a few months now, but don’t lose hope if you haven’t been able to make the crossing. The

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Squidzilla

Foul smelling, slimy, relatively durable and highly effective, squid are favored forage for almost every fish that swims in saltwater. While there are

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Plan B

With sailfish season upon us once again, anglers searching for supercharged spindlebeaks will be scouring near-shore waters in search of the perfect e

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All On The Line

I recently purchased a heavy duty deep drop outfit and want to try my luck with swordfish. What line should I load my reel with? – Joe Felix, Ft. Laud

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The Heaton Special

Successful offshore anglers have been reaping the rewards from dredge teasers for years. If you’re not already pulling these flashy enticements you’re

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Don’t Be A Drag

No matter your target venue or species, proper drag settings are crucial to your overall angling success. Without a clear understanding of how to set

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Strip Show

Broadbill swordfish are extraordinary game fish aided by specially adapted heat exchange organs able to increase the temperature of their brain and ey

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Soft Plastic Trolling Lures

Have you ever wondered what goes into the tackle and accessories we use today? Avid anglers and boaters often take for granted the tremendous effort r

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Back to Basics

King mackerel are coastal pelagic game fish that excite near-shore anglers statewide. To target and catch these voracious predators with any level of

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