Dive Low For Fall Gags
When it comes to covering ground offshore, trolling is the way to go. When anglers think of catching grouper, they normally think of anchoring and chumming baits on the bottom. Of course, this method limits anglers to one small area. Due to advancements in fishing lines and deep running plugs, the popularity of trolling for grouper has recently skyrocketed. This fall, the grouper will be on the move. Feature writer Ralph Allen shares trolling tactics for cool-weather grouper in “Dive Low For Fall Gags.”
Find the bait and you’ll find the fish. Fall in Florida spells massive schools of mullet traveling the coastlines, flooding beaches, bays, canals, and more. Snook, tarpon, redfish, jacks, and other large predatory species will be feeding on these large schools of mullet. They’ll make their presence known as mullet shower and rain from the water in an attempt to escape from the attacks. Contributing Editor Mike Holliday will help you “Crack the Mullet Run Code,” providing four great fall bait run tactics for catching big coastal fish.
Sportfishing events have always been about bringing anglers together, setting and achieving goals, traveling to new places, and making new friends. In the world of kayak angling, this is no different. Mark Naumovitz, feature writer, provides an insider view of Florida’s fast-growing kayak fishing circuit in “The Rough and Tumble World of a Kayak Road Warrior.”
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