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Kingfish Tournament

Running November 5-7, 2020 Old Salt Fishing Foundation will host competitive fishing teams from across Florida and the S.E. United States for the 27th Annual Fall King of the Beach Kingfish Tournament, the largest, richest and most fun Kingfish tournament in the U.S.

Kids Fishing Tournament

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.

LAdies Fishing Tournament

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 Harbor Master at Bay Pines Marina.

Capt. Skylar Mad Beach Fishing Report – November 2020

Capt. Skylar Mad Beach Fishing Report – November 2020

Congratulations to those who participated and to all who enjoyed themselves at this year’s King of The Beach! There was a great turnout for the circumstances and the weather was… well…king fishing weather! I sure am hoping and praying that we can put hurricane season behind us as we close out a very active year… Continue Reading

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For November 2020

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For November 2020

North winds bring cooler weather and incredible fishing in Tampa Bay. After a long, hot summer, most Floridians welcome November climate changes. Furthermore, our fishery thrives when water temps reach the low 70’s. This week, we saw surface temps around 72 deg and the fish are loving it. Kingfish are showing up in good numbers… Continue Reading

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Attention Everyone: We Have A Winner

Attention Everyone: We Have A Winner

2020 Fall King of the BeachCaptain Anthony Belmonte & Team Figure It Out 386 teams battled rough weather, the everyday vagaries of kingfishing, COVID “issues” and each other to make the 27th Annual Old Salt Fall King of the Beach a reality. After the unfortunate cancellation of the Spring KING in May and the ensuing… Continue Reading

Capt. Skylar Mad Beach Fishing Report – November 2020

Capt. Skylar Mad Beach Fishing Report – November 2020

Congratulations to those who participated and to all who enjoyed themselves at this year’s King of The Beach! There was a great turnout for the circumstances and the weather was… well…king fishing weather! I sure am hoping and praying that we can put hurricane season behind us as we close out a very active year… Continue Reading

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for November 2020

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for November 2020

Last Month’s ActionStaying close was the thing to do and in all reality for the most part it is all the sea conditions would let us do. Big red drum, tarpon and a variety of different sharks made for some big smiles. The couple days we were able to get offshore where customers had full… Continue Reading

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For November 2020

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For November 2020

North winds bring cooler weather and incredible fishing in Tampa Bay. After a long, hot summer, most Floridians welcome November climate changes. Furthermore, our fishery thrives when water temps reach the low 70’s. This week, we saw surface temps around 72 deg and the fish are loving it. Kingfish are showing up in good numbers… Continue Reading

Catching Smoker Kings – Capt. Brandon Fraley

Catching Smoker Kings – Capt. Brandon Fraley

It is early October, the Fall Kingfish run has started on Florida’s west coast, and will continue to get better with every passing cold front. Every tournament angler knows this is the time to prepare for the largest Kingfish tournament in the world, the Old Salt King of the Beach. With a hefty purse to… Continue Reading

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for October 2020

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for October 2020

Ready To Pop October Near Shore Fishing ForecastDependable is the very best word to describe the near shore fishing this month. The big bull reds will provide anyone who wants a fight and a great picture with a fishing trip to remember. The pogies should be plentiful this month so we will see the occasional… Continue Reading

Roasted Whole Spanish Mackerel

Roasted Whole Spanish Mackerel

King, king, king. We hear a lot about King Mackerel around here what with the upcoming King of the Beach Fishing Tournament. It is easy to forget the Kings smaller, and very tasty, cousin. Spanish Mackerel. Spanish offer a right tasty meal time option when the Kings are running. Check this Spanish Mackerel recipe from… Continue Reading

Capt. Skylar Mad Beach Fishing Report – October 2020

Capt. Skylar Mad Beach Fishing Report – October 2020

Kingfish Infiltration As October is now upon us and cooling trends begin, we start to see an influx of our more typical “deeper water” fish make their way into the bay and along our beaches. The sweet spot for these species, including kingfish and bonito, comes in right about that 75 degree water temperature mark,… Continue Reading

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For October 2020

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For October 2020

Seeing Red! The Tampa Bay Redfish invasion is in full swing. Over the years, Redfish have become one of the most sought-after inshore gamefish for many reasons. Whether it’s for a Redfish on the Half-Shell dinner or justthe unforgettable battle, these fish bring it all the table. For me personally, it’s the thrill of the… Continue Reading

Capt. Skylar Fishing Report – September 2020

Capt. Skylar Fishing Report – September 2020

Summer will be coming to an end as September closes and with that change will come a whole new fishing season of opportunity in the bay. Although not much will change throughout the month of September,as the weather remains hot and rainy, we will however begin to see a shift in patterns for some of… Continue Reading

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