Inshore Fishing

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What's Biting Now

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Hot Bite Before the Storm

Florida Sportsman member: Slamaholic In that short time we landed 10 small tarpon and six snook. We worked structure with whitebait. Our chummers were getting blown up in every direction. Before we were pushed away by the thunderstorms, we dropped a lady fish on the bottom and landed a nice 20 pound goliath grouper.

Inshore How-To

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Bridge Fishing Basics

Coastal bridges are excellent places to fish for redfish, sheepshead, grouper and many other species, but there are some secrets to getting the most out of the opportunities.

Inshore Gear

Rich Vidulich demonstrating his casting stance on a Stuart Beach.

Surf Fishing Gear the Pros Use

Akios Reels and Cast Pro Rods paired up for max-cast distance. While researching for the new Sportsman’s Best: Surf Fishing book, written by Florida Sportsman contributor David Brown, I checked in with surf fishing pro Rich Vidulich on some casting technique and tackle questions.

Features

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Mullet Fishing in Florida

And you thought mullet were lowly herbivores. The mullet fishery is alive and well in Florida, much more so than say, amberjack or grouper—both tales of woe with respect to management and harvest these days.

Inshore Boats

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Blue Wave 2400 Pure Bay

Performance meets style is the best way to describe the Blue Wave 2400 Pure Bay. Computer engineering combined with over 40 years of boat building experience has produced a bay boat that meets the needs of the most demanding angler and looks good doing it.

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Sea Born SX239

If you plan on taking several anglers on the majority of your trips offshore or you have a need for a boat with more features for the family look at the Sea Born SX 239 for a boat that will better fit your lifestyle.