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As this article goes to print the Texas South Zone should be half way through the split with the Second Opener being just around the corner. The first part of the 2012-2013 Texas Waterfowl Season has been very successful for us fortunate enough to hunt the coast on a daily basis.
Wintertime is what a poet once called “the cruelest month.” This is not the case if you’re in pursuit of redfish in the fly. Wintertime is one of the finest times to target big bull reds in the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to the west coast of Florida.
Gabrielle Mercado, a local angler from Destin, Florida, who has recorded some pretty impressive catches, recently caught our attention here at Coastal Angler Magazine. We asked Gabrielle to share a little of her passion for fishing with our readers.
Coastal Angler Magazine recently caught up with Corey Wheeler for the latest edition of Local Casting.
Fly Casting Accuracy would be the title of a fly casting class that would bring in the fly fishers that understand what's important in catching fish.
Choosing the right fly reel is commonly considered to be the least difficult part of getting outfitted for fly fishing. Nonetheless, it is important.
Learning to flyfish can take days, weeks and maybe even months of preparation and practice. But once you are out on the water, what do you look for? You are basically thrusting yourself into an environment that is completely alien to humans. We rule the land, but fish rule the waters—the advantage is with them. However, nature and the fish we are seeking can provide us with some hints and clues that can help the angler be successful on the water.
1. Keep a journal. Success in Saltwater is being at the right place at the right time. The best way to increase your chances of being at the right place at the right time is to keep a record of your past successes and failures. If you found a school of reds feeding on a certain oyster bar an hour before low tide at first light for instance, then that same set of circumstances is likely to happen again in two weeks.
Captain Pete Speeches of Scarborough, ME and the crew of Backstabber, brought a giant bluefin to the scale weighing 719 pounds to win the Third Annual Casco Bay Bluefin Bonanza and the coveted Casco Bay Cup, their second consecutive victory.