• Fishing

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      July 21, 2014 Coastal Angler Magazine

      Sight Fishing for Cunning Tripletails

      Anglers don’t usually associate sight fishing with deep water offshore, but keeping an eye and a crab or shrimp peeled can put more fish in the boat.

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      July 17, 2014 Ron the Pirate

      Stalking Down a Blackfish

      We left out about five in the morning. There is much to do, and time is of the essence. While each task is small, they are all of importance. We’re sipping on hot coffee as we drive over the bridge into Biloxi. Pale moonlight gives way to a quick sunrise that briskly wakes the...

    • kayak fishing

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      July 17, 2014 Coastal Angler Magazine

      Kayak Fishing On A Budget

      "Professional" anglers always have the best, latest and greatest fishing equipment available. If you browse any retail outlet for fishing gear you will find tons of items ranging from inexpensive (cheap) to OMG are you kidding!

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      July 15, 2014 Mark Sosin

      FISH & FISHING: Preparation, Presentation and Observation

      Three things are critical in fishing. Think of them as PPO: preparation, presentation and observation.

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    • Fly Fishing

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      July 14, 2014 Capt. Conway Bowman

      Choosing Right Fly Fishing Sunglasses

      The most important thing when sight fishing to any species of fish is to be able to see the fish clearly.

    • News

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      July 11, 2014 Coastal Angler Magazine

      Saltwater Rules Change In Three Florida Counties

      The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently approved a measure that will remove outdated or redundant localized regulations in Gilchrist, Indian River and Manatee counties.

    • Editorial

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      July 10, 2014 Coastal Angler Magazine

      FLORIDA BAY SCALLOP

      Learn about the anatomy, reproduction and ecology of the Florida bay scallop.

    • Fishing

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      July 10, 2014 Coastal Angler Magazine

      The Feel Bait Bite

      Each angler has a specific reason for fishing certain baits. The slam of a fish on a spinnerbait, the abrupt stop of a crankbait, the visual explosion of a topwater lure and for us it’s the signal you get from fishing a “feel bait”.

    • Fishing Gear

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      July 8, 2014 Capt. Tim Cutting

      Fishing Vision

      On the water, eyewear is pretty much a given in this day and age of sun protection for the eyes and the overall body in general. It’s no secret that fishing sunglasses come in a wide range of style and quality, and choosing a pair of shades can be quite challenging.

    • Fish Focus

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      July 7, 2014 Zach Harvey

      Fish Focus: Off the Grid, Southbound…

      Somewhere beyond the thrill of the hunt, the chase, the cast, the loading of the rod, the fight, the heft of a good fish, there are bigger, more compelling reasons to clear an inlet and steam 150 miles offshore chasing a hunch.

    • Lures & Baits

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      July 5, 2014 Capt. John Kumiski

      The Menhaden – A Prime Summer Bait

      Menhaden, pogies, bunker, alewife, or herring - whatever you call them, they make excellent bait for most any large fish that a Florida angler might want to catch. Cobia, king mackerel, tarpon, redfish, jack crevalle, sharks, reef fish, all will eat either a lively whole pogy or a bloody piece from a dead one.

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      July 5, 2014 Karla George

      LADY ANGLER: Summertime Snook

      This time of year provides some of the most exciting fishing opportunities our area has to offer. Snook and tarpon start showing up on the beach in the summertime. The tarpon are on an annual migration and the snook have a seasonal movement as part of their spawning habits.