The Old Salt Ladies Inshore & Offshore Fishing Tournament, held every year for the past 31 years, has been rescheduled (Covid 19 Restrictions) from this summer to the coming Fall. The tournament is set to run September 24th & 26th and will be held at Sea Dog Brewing on Blind Pass in Treasure Island Florida.

The Old Salt Very Special Kids Fishing Day is on track to be held on its original date this year, October 17, 2020. Captains, sponsors, volunteers, first responders and more come together each year to get special needs kids and their families on the water for a fun day of fishing and camaraderie.

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Old Salt Summer Slam

Old Salt Summer Slam

With the sting of the Covid 19 related cancellation of the Spring KING still fresh, Old Salt is looking for a way to get back in tournament form with anglers this summer. The Board is pondering bringing back a perennial favorite, a fishing slam tournament. Please help us work this out by weighing in on… Continue Reading

The Art Of The KING

The Art Of The KING

On our way to trying to put on the 2020 Spring KING, Old Salt commissioned local artist Monika Urbanska to create an iconic King Mackerel to serve as the foundation piece for all of the tournament design work. Monica delivered in spades, providing the piece you see below.  The original King of the Beach tournament… Continue Reading

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for May 2020

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for May 2020

Space Coast Fishing Report For May 2020 Covering Port Canaveral, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, and Orlando Last Month’s ActionApril was good overall but near shore fishing and shorter trips such as half days were not very productive. Offshore fishing was very good with the exception of mahi fishing. It started off strong but steadily fizzled… Continue Reading

Fish The Pandemic – Old Salt Fishing Foundation

Fish The Pandemic – Old Salt Fishing Foundation

Author: Tom Verdensky – President, Old Salt Fishing Foundation I hope this post finds everyone well, in good health and holding steady during these crazy, unprecedented times. Our daily lives, our routines, our livelihoods, our relationships & interpersonal interactions have all been upended by the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic and our nation’s responses to the challenge. … Continue Reading

Captain Greg Rapp – Space Coast Fishing – Coronavirus Report

Editor’s Note: Captain Rapp generously provides monthly Space Coast fishing reports Old Salt. Not sure what to say or where to begin. I am hoping what I write will help others find inspiration & togetherness amongst a time when a lot of us are feeling defeated and alone. I absolutely love what I do for… Continue Reading

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For March 2020

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For March 2020

Somebody turn the fan off! As expected, the end of February brought some cooler temps and North winds to make plenty of days challenging on the water. The lack of cold fronts through the first of the year had our inshore gamefish pushing towards the flats in Mid-February. On certain days, the strong North winds… Continue Reading

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for March 2020

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for March 2020

Space Coast Fishing Report For February 2020 Covering Port Canaveral, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, and Orlando Last Month’s ActionI was ready to whine and complain about February until I actually looked back at our catch statistics and what the ocean gave us to work with. When I look at the statistics from the last 10… Continue Reading

Stone Crab and Shrimp Eggs Benedict

Stone Crab and Shrimp Eggs Benedict

Stone Crabs. If you are fortunate enough to get you some, fix them up fine. That’s just what Captain Ryan Harrington did and he was kind enough to share (the recipe that is….) with all of us. Originally considered a breakfast for folks suffering a hangover, Eggs Benedict is widely consumed by even the unafflicted.… Continue Reading

Triggerfish Veracruz

Triggerfish Veracruz

Triggerfish holds a special place in my culinary heart. I have written about it (in recipes) both here and here. Superbly tasty, it comes off almost delicate but, stands up nicely to cooking rigors in the kitchen. For this outing we are working with a Spanish inspired Mexican seafood favorite. Pescado Veracruz. Our fish is… Continue Reading

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