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The holidays – be it Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, etc, are all about being grateful. So I wanted to reflect, as I think its something all of us don’t do enough. I am grateful for being able to live in a state with excellent marine resources. It is awesome that there are lots of sharks in Florida state waters and beyond that help make my research successful.
South Florida is definitely one of the most popular angling destinations in the world. Not only do we offer world class fishing for some of the most widely coveted species like sailfish, tarpon, and bonefish. We also have some of the best beaches, resorts, and night life in the world.
We put the boat in the water before the sun came up. The big orange was coming across the water to our left as we went through the inlet headed to points unknown to me. Our captain, Tim Barefoot plugged in some numbers on his GPS and we began our journey.
There is something appealing about sheepshead. They are abundant, can be caught in lots of places without the need of a boat, offer a real angling challenge, put up an excellent fight, and make fine table fare, yet don’t get the credit they deserve.
Getting the most distance out of your equipment will take a little finesse on your part. We’ve all gone through the challenging act of learning how to cast a level wind baitcast reel; some of us as early as seven years old and others a little more recently.
Seasons for catching bass come and go. Of the seasons, there is not one that I enjoy any more than early springtime. Tight lines and good luck!
Got to see this Sea Lion! Watch a 35 pound Dorado get stolen out of the chef’s hands during the filming of our new show Chef on the Water.
Here in the Southeastern part of the country we do not experience traditional winters. What we do see are a series of cold fronts. They usually begin around Thanksgiving and commence sometime around Spring Training.