Inshore Fishing

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River Reds

Florida Sportsman member: Guanagator Fellow forum member and childhood fishing buddy “Flounderpounder” was gracious enough to take me out on his sick ranger whip, and we got a couple nice reds fishing docks with live and cut mullet.

Inshore How-To


Top Tips for Sight Fishing

During this FS Seminar, Florida Sportsman editor Jeff Weakley gives indispensable tips on searching for fish while sight fishing. At the heart of sight fishing, he explains the importance of recognizing the aspects of shape, motion, and color while scanning for fish.

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.



Where to Fish for Tarpon

Update on where and when to go for silver king action in the Sunshine State. Where do you want to fish for tarpon this year? For Florida boat-owners and even many shore fishermen, the answer may be as simple as, how long do you want to wait for them to arrive?

Inshore Boats

Blue Pure 2200 Pure Bay

Blue Wave 2200 Pure Bay

The large forward casting deck on the 2200 Pure Bay includes two insulated storage boxes, a long insulated fish box and locking rod storage with a unique shelf to protect your reels from damage. Castnet storage in the floor is just forward of the console seat baitwell.

Dorado 25

Dorado 25

The new hull design, with an integrated step, is the biggest feature that stands out on the Dorado 25. It’s somewhat of a departure from the hull shape that the company is best known for, but they did keep true to their heritage with the low freeboard, flat transom and Porta Bracket-mounted outboard.