Florida Sportsman Member: dtm I said “Great, I think I got a Ray” then bring it along the side of the boat and up pops a nice Flounder. Kept working and casting for awhile with little to show except a few wind knots and a knot failure on a nice fish. I then make a long cast to a pothole as soon as it lands thud! The hookset, and then screaming drag[...]
Florida Sportsman member: nearshore1 Any squid or sardine whole or chunk got inhaled within 30 seconds. Caught some decent yellowtails, muttons, porgies and a king (on squid). Put in 2 solid hours and kept enough for dinner. The biggest mutton was caught by a first timer! Nice way to start out huh?
Boatsmanship turns the corner with joystick steering outboards. Today, docking a 12,000-pound, quarter-million-dollar rig may be as precise and simple as pushing a little joystick in the direction you want to go. A kid can do it, maybe even better than you.
Florida Sportsman member : E-type posted a few videos of his first few tarpon of the year. In E-types video description he writes, “Video of my second tarpon this year on a fly in Charlotte Harbor, FL. Pretty exciting take. Had a few shots, nothing. Then one was moving toward my fly[...]“
There’s a cool hookah rig for diving from kayaks, a popular way to get to nearshore dive spots for a lot of Florida divers. Brownie’s Kayak Diving Hose Kits put your tank topside and let divers move about freely and effortlessly down below [...]
A Miami man has caught and killed the longest Burmese python ever captured in Florida: 18 feet, 8 inches. The python was a 128-pound female that was not carrying eggs, according to University of Florida scientists who examined the snake. The previous record length for a Burmese python captured in the wild in Florida was 17 feet, 7 inches.