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Offshore Fishing Varitey

Florida Sportsman Member: Capt Dan Medina We stopped in 85 feet over some good live bottom. We caught vermilion, lanes, and an endless supply of 18-19 inch red grouper. We only managed one keeper at 23 inches.

Offshore How-To


Eels for Cobia

The eel harvest season is usually March till the water warms up in early summer. Short and sweet, catch them when you can, and right on time for the Panhandle cobia to migrate on through!

Rick's Blog


Sleepless in the Abacos

I consider it a great blessing that after 50 years on the ocean I still don’t sleep worth a darn the night before a blue water fishing trip, but last Saturday night was one of the worst.



Blackfin Tuna Basics

Right here in Florida, the fisheries lab at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), in Fort Lauderdale, has emerged as a fountain of useful research into blackfin tuna. Under the direction of Assistant Professor Dr. David Kerstetter, three research papers have contributed much to the scientific and common understanding of the species’ habitat, growth and reproduction.

Offshore Gear


Luna Sea Leader-Mate

Just wrap your rigs — monofilament, fluorocarbon, even wire — around LEADER-MATE, then store your sinkers,divers/planners,hooks or other terminal tackle in LEADER-MATE’s innovative and patented pockets, and you’re ready to go.

Offshore Boats


Belzona 325

With the vast array of boats on the water these days it would seem like many boats would have to…»