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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

Want To Win That Fishing Tournament? Use Bulk Fluorocarbon

Want To Win That Fishing Tournament? Use Bulk Fluorocarbon

editors note: this article may bee accessed in its original at bullbuster.net and is used here with permission. Boats that consistently win tournaments are prepared.  It’s about spending more time fishing.  This isn’t just about getting on the water, it’s about the amount of time you are fishing when you are on the water. If you… Continue Reading

Still in Awe

Still in Awe

As I sit here 4+ months after winning the largest tournament on the West Coast I’m still in awe. My father and I have been fishing King of the Beach since its inception. Although we have always done well in the event we’d never managed to pull off the difficult task of winning the whole… Continue Reading

Crabby’s Corner: Snook Bite & King Mackerel

Crabby’s Corner: Snook Bite & King Mackerel

Talking tips for inshore and offshore west coast Florida fishing Inshore: The Snook bite is hot right now and should be on fire as the water temps get into the upper seventies and low eighties. These fish are in there pre-spawn pattern and will be moving from the inshore waters, through the passes and onto… Continue Reading

Florida FWC Seeks Your Comments

Fellow anglers. You will be forgiven if you haven’t stumbled to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s recent request for comments on Flounder, Sheepshead and Tripletail. These kind of requests for input often get obscured by the plethora of information going into, and coming out of, the FWC. In the FWC’s words: FWC is collecting feedback on Florida’s… Continue Reading

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