Sportsman HD


HD – Lion’s Share

Take Your Lion’s Share, photo by Jimmy Nelson. Check out Willie Howard’s feature story, “Take Your Lion’s Share,” all about what you need to know to dive for lionfish around Florida in the June issue of Florida Sportsman.


HD – Cubera Snapper

Dalton Connelly ascending to the surface, with his 57.1 pound cubera snapper he shot, while diving off of West End.

memorial day

HD – Flying the Flag

Show your colors this weekend while on the water. But let’s take a moment from our day of celebration and fishing to reflect on the brave sacrifices of those who have given their lives for this great nation.

Econlockhatchee River

HD – Econlockhatchee River

A boat runs down the Econlockhatchee River toward the Upper St. Johns River. Check out the feature story by Tom Levine, “Mud Men,” in May’s Florida Sportsman. Photo by Cavin Brothers.


HD – On the St. Lucie

On the St. Lucie, photo by Aaliyah Dodson.

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HD – Along Highway 98

Along Highway 98, photo by Ed Mashburn. Check out Ed Mashburn’s feature story in the April issue of Florida Sportsman, “Let’s Go Fishing Down Highway 98: A fisherman’s scenic tour of the Florida Panhandle.”


HD – The Cutting Edge

The Cutting Edge: What makes the kingfish such a deadly predator also makes it a fisherman’s favorite. Check out Joe Richard’s feature story on page 42 of the April issue of Florida Sportsman.

Spring Season April 6

HD – Spring Season

Spring Season, photo by Chris Cronin. On his third turkey season, 11-year-old Jack Cronin found success on youth opening day, near Immokalee.

Snook March 30

HD – Snook in Hand

Snook in Hand, photo by Drew Wickstrom. As snook season heats up around Florida, check out the feature story, “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Snook,” in April’s Florida Sportsman magazine.

Spring Turkey March 23

HD – Spring Turkey

Spring Turkey, photo by Scott Ethington. Emma shot her first turkey opening morning of youth season 2016 in Lake Co. Fl. She used a Mossberg 20 gauge. It had a 9 ½-inch beard, 1-inch Spurs and weighed 20 lbs. She turned 12 years old the day before.


HD – Spring Turkey Season

Melanie Flowers shot this tom this past weekend during spring gobbler out in Highlands County. His beard was 10 inches. “It was very exciting because he was roosted right above me and was gobbling and drumming!

Tarpon by the Mangroves March 2 web

HD – Tarpon by the Mangroves

Tarpon by the Mangroves, photo by Hunter Ledbetter. Check out Ledbetter’s feature, “Back to the Roots,” about fishing around mangrove…»

Late Winter Days, photo by Mike Pedigo.

HD – Late Winter Days

Late Winter Days, photo by Mike Pedigo. In this image, Jacksonville-based angler and photographer Mike Pedigo, the man behind flyline productions, captured the light on the marshes.

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HD – Recon on the Econ

Recon on the Econ, photo by John Kumiski. Check out this central Florida dream stream in John Kumiski’s feature story, “Way Down Upon the Econlockhatchee,” in the March issue of Florida Sportsman.

Alligator with a Bite Feb 10

HD – Alligator with a Bite

Alligator with a Bite, photo by Tommy Thompson. Check out Tommy Thompson’s recipe for alligator and pasta in a spicy marinara sauce with native-to-Florida datil peppers, a dish to warm you up on winter nights. It’s in the February issue of Florida Sportsman.

Keys Flats Feb 3

HD – Tooth and Tail

Dr. David Morrissey with a permit on the flats, as featured in Chris Duerksen’s story “Tooth and Tail,” in the February issue of Florida Sportsman magazine.