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Marissa Williams What brings you back to the water? Where did your passion start? My dad tells this story of … Apr 30th, 2020

Underwater Hull Cleaning In Southwest Florida

To keep your vessel’s hull smooth and clear of any fouling, regular scheduled cleaning is required in Florida’s Southwest tropical … Apr 30th, 2020

Tarpon Fishing

by Captain Billy Norris Tarpon are one of the most sought-after gamefish in the world.  Drag screaming runs, combined with … Apr 30th, 2020

From the Captains...

It’s All About the Fish

By: Chasten Whitfield We started out the day late once again, as it seems by the time we get together … May 1st, 2020

They’re all Here

Capt. Philip Watson May is here and this is one of my favorite months to fish. Fishing is wide open … May 1st, 2020


Capt. Matt Fueyo When life gives you lemons… make lemonade!  We are all dealing with some difficult times right now. … May 1st, 2020

Offshore in SWFL

Capt. Bart Marx This time of year, the waters have become full of teams of bait balls scattered along the … May 1st, 2020


by Captain Terry Fisher In spite of the recent Pandemic (Corona Virus) ‘Outbreak’, the tarpon are everywhere. Prayerfully and hopefully … May 1st, 2020


Kayak Fishing

Eric Henson Well it that time of year again! With the warmer water temps the tarpon showed up early this … May 1st, 2020

P-B and J

By Joe Sheaffer Pier-Beach and Jetty   Many of us are lucky enough to have some type of fishing vessel … May 1st, 2020


Capt. Neil Eisner Looking for new spots is a must if you want to become a good angler. That’s why … May 1st, 2020

Sarasota Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Tips For SUP Fishing

By CAM Staff With the explosion of kayaks and stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) in fishing, new boats have hit the market … May 1st, 2020

My Favorite Fishing Hole

CAM Staff My passion for travel took me to countless countries in pursuit of various species. Sometimes, I would be … May 1st, 2020

One Person

Marissa Wills I grew up having the best of both worlds. My mother living in south Florida and my father … May 1st, 2020

Build Family Ties Through Fishing

CAM Staff When asked what they want most for their children, most parents reply that they just want them to be … May 1st, 2020

Watery Paradise

Dan Carns Imagine for a moment that you want to go to paradise, so you begin to conjure up a … Apr 2nd, 2020

Getting Silly on the Beach

By Joe Sheaffer A couple of years ago, I observed a man on the Venice Jetty catching a Pompano on … Apr 2nd, 2020

Fattening Up

Capt. Mike Manis For the next two months, the combination of water temperature, bait migration, and tide schedules are promising.  … Apr 2nd, 2020

All in the Fall

By: Joe Sheaffer Every angler that has ever fished, has one lure or presentation that they are extremely confident in. Be … Mar 2nd, 2020

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