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Selecting A Cast Net

Selecting A Cast Net

Selecting the right cast net involves little art mixed with a little science. Bait size. Mesh size. Lead. Coverage. Your capabilities. Well, in this video from Barracuda Tackle, Burton Young walks you through the decision making process using Barracudas’s family of nets as examples.

Catch up with Burton Young and Barracuda Tackle to enjoy great bait and cast net content on: YouTube – Facebook – The Barracuda Tackle Website

Florida Scalloping

Florida Scalloping

It is almost that time of year, again. Scallop season is set to open, in a few select areas, as early as June 16, 2018. Scalloping is a wonderful combination of boating, floating, fishing and snorkeling. And, scalloping is an activity open to a wide range of folk, not just seasoned anglers. If you can… Continue Reading

Tripletail Fishing Addiction

Tripletail Fishing Addiction

I will start this article with a warning: TRIPLETAIL FISHING IS ADDICTIVE: PROCEED WITH CAUTION.  They are not necessarily an inshore target, not necessarily and offshore target and not typically an accidental bycatch no mater where you fish. But what they are is the absolute best fish to sightcast, suprisingly hard fighters, cooperative eaters, and… Continue Reading

It’s Soapfish Season!

It’s Soapfish Season!

Known as “soapfish” to some old crackers, Snook are one of Florida’s premier inshore gamefish and are making a comeback in our region from the harsh winters of 2009-2010. Many moons ago, originating in the everglades area, locals referred to the Snook as having poor table fair value. These days, they are the undoubtedly labeled… Continue Reading

Fisherman Helping Fisherman … Florida Strong

Fisherman Helping Fisherman … Florida Strong

Hurricane Irma visited the Florida Keys last week leaving behind a devastated charter fishing industry. These are our fellow fishermen. They are devastated both personally & professionally and need our assistance to recover and rebuild. Old Salt Fishing Foundation is establishing the Fishermen Helping Fishermen Fund to raise money, & provide direct financial support to,… Continue Reading

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