Small Talk

Small Talk

I’m no expert on the flats and regretfully, I’ve yet to master the long rod. I can barely drive a streamer into the wind more than a couple of boat lengths, but I have spent many days deep in the backcountry and certainly know a thing or two ab

Science of the Strike

Science of the Strike

There’s not much that tops the sight of a tuna clearing the water as it attempts to engulf a frisky live bait splashing on the surface, or the unmistakable sound of a snook popping baits deep under overhanging mangroves. Recreational sport fish

End of the Road

End of the Road

It’s a typical winter in Fort Kent, Maine where the streets are salted and outside air temp reads a bone chilling 37 degrees. While this small town in Aroostook County is known for winter recreation and sees annual snowfall averaging 97 inches,

Pulling the Plug

Pulling the Plug

Heading miles out into the Gulf of Mexico often leads to a successful day of fishing, with countless world-class species patrolling these rich waters year-round. However, a long run out into the Gulf isn’t always needed to put a big bend in the rod a

Code Red

Code Red

While Florida’s East Coast is currently dealing with water quality issues stemming from the diversion of tainted water to protect sugar cane crops, almost every year Florida’s Gulf Coast is affected by a naturally occurring harmful algal bloom.

Forgotten Florida

Forgotten Florida

When it comes to forgotten coastal towns in Florida, Steinhatchee is one for the record books, with human habitation dating all the way back to 1200 BC. Today, thousands of years later, this riverside settlement with just over 1,000 full time residen

Sweet Southern Belle

Sweet Southern Belle

A warm and inviting east wind greeted us as we arrived at a regular tarpon haunt in the pre-dawn hours of the brisk fall morning. The distant silhouette of the historic Georgetown Lighthouse emerged on the horizon as the sights and sounds of diving p

Bayou Blowout

Bayou Blowout

About 40 miles west of Pensacola, anglers can find exceptional fishing for almost every species that inhabits the northern Gulf Coast. Largely surrounded by marshes, Mobile Bay covers 413 square miles and measures about 31 miles long by 24 miles at i

All Am. Backcountry Tournament

All Am. Backcountry Tournament

Islamorada is the Sport Fishing Capital of the World, and nowhere exudes the casual elegance and Florida Keys charm quite like the Cheeca Lodge & Spa. Unfortunately, weather conditions were rough and windy during the Second Annual Cheeca Lodge Al

Winter Wonderland

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 temperate climate doesn’t offer much contrast. When locals talk about the changing of seasons it is usua

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