Offshore

Member Galleries

What's Biting Now

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Finding the Phins

Florida Sportsman member:CAPTAIN KABUK I took the wife out dolphin fishing, found nice line in about 1000 feet of water, and got five nice dolphin from 8 to 13 pounds.

Offshore How-To

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The End Game

“Fish on!” is the sound all offshore fishermen live for. You’ve trolled through miles of blue water and suddenly the rigger pin snaps, the rod bends, and the fight is on. The line is disappearing at an alarming rate, your sea monster is getting farther and farther away and every instinct in your body is screaming, “Stop the boat!”

Rick's Blog

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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.

Features

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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

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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

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Boat Show Friday: World Cat Dual Console 2740 Glacier Bay Edition

Sometimes family features take precedence over center console fishing features and that’s where a dual console interior layout will shine. When you open up the center of the boat’s cockpit the amount of usable deck space is incredible.