Great arch support, study heel support and non-slip as advertised. Wear ’em on the boat, on the town, rinse and dry and do it again.
Florida Sportsman Fishing 4caster Capt. Jordan Todd
Covering St. Vincent Island to Steinhatchee, including Apalachicola, St. George Island, Carabelle, St. Marks and Keaton Beach
Florida Sportsman Fishing 4caster Capt. Ray Markham
Covering Aripeka to Longboat Key, including Hudson, Anclote Key, Tarpon Springs, Dunedin, Clearwater, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Anna Maria Island and Bradenton
Florida Sportsman member: dorian kennedy Last year, my son caught three huge snook in one day with a personal best of 40 inches. We went out the first time this year and he bested it with this 41 1/2 inch snook.
Florida Sportsman member: Let’s Go Amigo We caught some nice triggers, beelineers, and bass. Tried to troll on a weed line with no takers. We saw a few nice blackfins jumping and one dolphin came up to the boat.
As the waters warm in spring, and days stay lighter longer, you’ll want to keep in mind how your lures appear in changing light conditions—above and below the water’s surface.
Florida Sportsman Fishing 4caster Capt. Alan Sherman
Covering Deerfield Beach to Key Largo & Flamingo to Cape Sable, including Pompano Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Homestead
Florida Sportsman Fishing 4caster Capt. Eden White
Covering Wabasso Beach to Boca Raton, including Vero Beach, Ft. Pierce, Stuart, West Palm Beach and Lake Worth
Florida Sportsman Member: xmuskyguide We wanted to fish for cobia, but it was too windy to head out of the bay. We still managed to produce some fish to take home.
Lobster tails freeze well, and can be prepped months later out of the freezer with delicious results. FS managing editor David Conway shares one of his top recipes for frozen lobster tails, a grilled, spicy lobster salad.
When you’re bird hunting, nothing beats a good dog at your side. Whether it’s a pointer for quail or a retriever for upland birds and waterfowl, a well-trained dog can make your day afield more productive and more fun.
The Florida Sportsman Bass & Birdies Classic will be held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the beautiful and challenging 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature New Course at Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando, a links design similar to the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Florida Sportsman member: tarponfly49 This redtail catfish bottomed out a 50lb boga grip and taped well over our 36″ ruler! This was one heck of a fight on 15lb spinning gear, but my wife landed her after a 45 minute fight!
Florida Sportsman member: sunflower FS forum member sunflower enjoys some fun in the sun on the beautiful waters of the Florida Keys while bonefishing.
Florida Sportsman Member: Reel Teal The day started off poking around islands and cuts and a well placed cast hooked me up with a large snook within ten minutes of launching.
Clean water advocates, sportsmen and all Floridians got a beneficial shot in the arm this week when SB 10, the bill to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee to help limit damaging discharge flows, passed in the state Senate.
Florida Sportsman Member: tarponfly49 This redtail catfish bottomed out a 50lb boga grip and taped well over our 36″ ruler! This was one heck of a fight on 15lb spinning gear, but my wife landed her after a 45 minute fight!
Florida Sportsman member: creekgeek One of the boys was struggling to get the pole out of the holder and I looked out to see our big toothy customer come out of the water three times in succession. I knew it was a big one and thought, “Well this won’t last long. It’s just a bit too big with this tackle and this surf.” I was wrong.
Florida Sportsman Member: BUBBAsmalls05 Five o’clock came around and we caught fire, limiting on gags in 30 minutes. The water temperature was about 70 to 72 degrees. We had some time to kill so we started slow trolling. Not five minutes in, the line was screaming off the reel.
After months of planning and six days in the field, an international team of 13 scientific divers from The Florida Aquarium and the National Aquarium of Cuba (NAC) has successfully constructed an underwater staghorn coral nursery in Cuba waters.
Headwinds give all of us fits. It’s tougher to achieve distance, and to turn over a leader. You may assume that pushing the rod harder, applying brute force, is the secret, but in reality, increased line speed and a tight loop is the key.
Capt. George Gozdz fishes in his homewaters with E.R. doctor, Mike Ferraro.