Good Fleas

Good Fleas

I remember as a kid scanning the shoreline looking for the signs of sand fleas, leading to happy digging in order to uncover the small crustaceans. Nothing was as much fun in the absence of waves considering the resulting playground. Little did one k

Line-Winding Machines

Line-Winding Machines

More than 40 years ago, Willie Strohmeyer, owner of the New Jersey-based contract manufacturer and engineering firm Triangle Manufacturing, was approached by tackle giant Abu Garcia with a unique challenge: Design and manufacture a simple and reliabl

Bimini’s Delightful Duo

Bimini’s Delightful Duo

Located just off the coast of South Florida, Bimini is widely accessible and has a longstanding history rich with offshore heritage dating back to a time when impressive schools of giant bluefin tuna crossed the Great Bahama Bank in massive numbers.

Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

Moments after the float landed next to a log protruding from matted vegetation, it disappeared into the dark tannic water almost as if someone threw a rock instead of a bobber. “That didn’t take long,” exclaimed Steve Niemoeller with CFL Fishing Char

Expedition Everglades

Expedition Everglades

I beat the alarm to the punch, as is often the case when a remote fishing expedition is about to commence. Waking before the 4:45 a.m. alarm helped take the sting out of the buzz, but either way the lack of sleep would catch up at some point. Fortuna

Full of Bull

Full of Bull

The St. Johns River inlet in Mayport, FL is a deep water pass located on the outskirts of Jacksonville that has long been used for the transit of commercial and naval vessels. Locals refer to this busy maritime thoroughfare as Mayport Inlet, but what

Mile Marker 79.8

Mile Marker 79.8

For the fortunate travelers who’ve had the opportunity to experience the Florida Keys, it’s no surprise this narrow outcropping of coral islands extending from the mainland hold such a special place in the heart. With crystalline waters rivaling that

Mullet Pancakes

Mullet Pancakes

Cast nets are a great tool for acquiring bait in large quantities, but like many aspects of sport fishing there’s no set standard and you’ll need to fully understand the slight nuances in cast net construction and design before making an educated pur

Feeding the Food Chain

Feeding the Food Chain

Florida is widely considered the Fishing Capital of the World, and for good reason. No other state can boast the number of days fished by anglers, revenue generated and the many International Game Fish Association records held. Florida also supports

Just the Tip

Just the Tip

I’ve always been a fan of sharpening my hooks to a needlepoint tip, but now that I mostly fish with circle-hooks I was wondering what’s the proper sharpening procedure, if any treatment is needed at all? – Paul McWright For years, anglers have condit

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