30 Mar 19
HOOK & FLY: Off -The-Beaten Path Fishing Adventures And Eclectic Musings Of An Itinerant Angler

Late March 2019 After a couple of days last week navigating and casting in the tight, sometimes maddening, quarters of backcountry mangrove tunnels, I’m ready for an easy day of fishing in my kayak.  One of my favorite close-in trips starts at the historic Smallwood Store, just a long stone’s throw from my winter abode […]

13 Mar 19
727 Angler

As a fisherman I exist in kind of a weird space in that I love fly fishing and consider myself an avid fly angler, but I also love throwing bait. The one thing that almost never do is throw soft plastic artificials. Sure, I will pick up the occasional MirrOlure or Rapala, but for the […]

09 Mar 19
Pure Fishing World

We looked high and low among the crowded interwebs for the best tips in Tarpon baits. Here is what we put together from the pro’s:

07 Mar 19

With this week’s burst of cold air, expect the cooler water to bunch the trout back up. Again, rocky points and knee-deep rock flats will hold the fish. D.O.A. glow jerk baits and MirrOlure MirrOdines will get the bite. The snook bite has been good on the incoming tide. They seem to be laying more […]

04 Mar 19
The Fish Wrap Writer

Close, close we are to those warm mornings of Spring, when there’s time for a few casts before work and those first tender plugs of daffodils part cold mulch but first, first we have some weeks of skating on thin ice, a few shots of root beer and watching movies to get us all kinds […]

02 Mar 19
Tight Lines

Both the Atlantic City Boat Show in Convention Hall and the World Fishing & Outdoor Expo at Rockland Community College Field Hose in Suffern, N.Y. finish their runs on Sunday. The Expo winds up with Family Day from 9;30-5. but those with kids of 11 or younger should get there early as the first 100  […]

06 Feb 19
Tight Lines

The Ocean Explorer posted a belated report of catching the big tautog on Tuesday to challenge John Snook’s 13 pound, 8 ounce seasonal pool leader  A couple of 10-pounders were boated, but the big news was the 13-pound, 10 ounce tog that was a mere 2 ounces bigger than the leader. Yet there were no […]

06 Feb 19

updated February 6, 2019 Great weather means great fishing. Earlier this week the members of the Homosassa Guides Association hosted the 5th grade class of Homosassa Elementary School for a fishing and learning trip. The HGA  has been working with the local elementary school, doing this trip for the last decade and enjoying every year. […]

05 Feb 19
Outdoor Adventures for Fishing, Sport fishing, Boat Charters | iOutdoor

Stuart Florida Fishing Report Have you wondered which Florida destination can provide you an ultimate outdoor experience? Stuart, FL is known for its incredible Florida Fishing makes it a TOP destination for travelers. This hidden corner on the East coast of Florida provides ample opportunities to soak up the sun and enjoy some time with […]

03 Feb 19
HOOK & FLY: Off -The-Beaten Path Fishing Adventures And Eclectic Musings Of An Itinerant Angler

January 2019 For the first two articles in this series, see my earlier pieces on fishing Indian Key and Lignumvitae State Parks  Most visitors to the Florida Keys whiz down the Overseas Highway (US 1) heading for destinations in the Lower Keys like Bahia Honda State Park (Florida’s most popular) or Key West, oblivious to […]

09 Jan 19
Tight Lines

Gale warnings for northwest winds up to 40 knots are up through Thursday afternoon, but Saturday looks great with just 5-10 knots northwest. The Mimi VI from Point Pleasant is sold out for Friday’s Special blackfish trip which is limited to 12 anglers. Regular 7 a.m. blackfish trips at $75 resume Monday and through January. […]

04 Dec 18
Jacinda's Salty Fishing Adventures

Ozello, Florida  December 02, 2018 We knew it was going to be a challenging day on the water. Weather app forecasted 50% chance of rain, and winds between 10-20 mph, with higher gusts. Personally, I always add 10mph to whatever it says, because its usually way off!  I met my fishing partner, John, at Ed’s […]

18 Jun 18
HOOK & FLY: Off -The-Beaten Path Fishing Adventures And Eclectic Musings Of An Itinerant Angler

Wishin’ I Was Knee Deep In The Water Somewhere  Got the Blue Sky, Breeze, And It Don’t Seem Fair Only Worry In The World  Is The Tide Gonna Reach My Chair–Jimmy Buffet May 2018 Bahia Honda State Park in the Lower Florida Keys is routinely on lists of the ten best beaches in the USA, […]