The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the 2013 recreational gag grouper season for Gulf of Mexico state waters at its meeting Feb. 13 in Orlando.
Lose yourself (and maybe a few flies) in the tangly wilderness of Cedar Key. Cedar Key is flyfishing central for Big Bend waters. The island offers access to a sprawling salt marsh complex of tidal creeks and channels, Spartina grass, oyster bars, and islands covered with pine, cedar, and cabbage palm.
West Coast summer grouper are easy to find, once you know what their homes look like. Each sandy patch we stopped at produced grouper, almost always on the first drop, attesting to Bradley’s formula–white patch plus dark bottom divided by 10 feet of warm summer water equals grouper.
NOAA Fisheries Service announces that the closure date for the Gulf of Mexico recreational red snapper season is being extended six days.
Sportsman Channel’s hosts and experts pick some of the best vacation spots available for today’s sportsman this summer.
All folks interested in learning more about sustainable outdoor recreation such as duck hunting, alligator hunting, deer, hog and turkey hunting, fishing, trapping, the shooting sports such as archery, shotgun and .22 along with many other activities should plan on attending this great event that’s open to the public and free for all who attend.
Steinhatchee is epicenter for west Florida’s unique midsummer fish-and-dive trips. Plan now. It’s one of those must-do items on any Florida angler’s list.
A fly tippet tarpon record is Cunningham’s remaining fishing obsession. The big silver kings travel the same beachfront as cobia and mackerel, but it’s only in Florida, says Cunningham, where fly fishing records are feasible …
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