Easy Does It

Airing on the Sun Sports Network: 7/27 6pm, 7/28 5pm, 7/30 6pm, 7/31 5:30am.

 

Whether a bull in a china shop or an angler on a mirror-like flat, there’s simply one thing to remember, don’t move, much. Any unfamiliar noise or vibration can be the beginning of the end. If the fish aren’t in range and you have to get closer, do anything but crank up the horses. A trolling motor will work most of the time, and a pole, if you have one, will do the job, but possibly the best strategy for catching fish is to shut down and let the tide or wind carry you into position.

 

This holds true offshore as well. Sometimes it’s best to just get in a fishy area and simply let the wind and current do the rest. No muss-no fuss.

 

 

Segment 1 Target Species: Dolphin & Sailfish

Sponsor: Berkley
Location: Miami
Host/Editor: Blair Wickstrom
Guide: George LaBonte, www.edgesportfishing.com
Rod: Shakespeare Ugly Stik Custom

Reel: Pflueger Contender 20L

Line: Berkley Big Game High Vis 20lbBait: Live goggle-eyes

Boat Specs

Sponsor: Mercury Marine
Boat: 34′ Sea Vee
Engine: Triple Mercury Verado 275hp

Segment 2 Target Species:
Redfish & Trout

Sponsor: Shakespeare
Location: Mosquito Lagoon
Host/Editor: Jeff Weakley
Guide: Larry Kinder
Lodging: Atlantic Plaza, www.oceanianplaza.com, 386.427.4636
Rod:
All Star 7′ Medium Fast

Reel:
Pflueger Medalist 10lb

Line: Stren 12lbBait: Old Bayside Plastic Jerkbait

Boat Specs

Sponsor: Mercury Marine
Boat: Gladesman
Engine: Mercury 15hp 2-stoke