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East Central Florida Weekend Fishing 4Cast

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Florida Sportsman Fishing 4caster Capt. Jim Ross
Covering Tomoka Basin to Sebastian Inlet, including Daytona Beach, Titusville, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa and Melbourne

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Ponce Inlet Trolling

Ponce Inlet Trolling and Bottom Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: Mako224 We headed back to the ledge we started at and wanted to work some bottom. This paid off. Lots of vermillion, stud mangos, triggers, porgies and jacks.

Red and Black Drum

Full Moon Red and Black Drum

Florida Sportsman Member: SpaceCoast Slayer As we approached we could hear the sweet sound of croaking drum underneath us. We both put out two rods each, one with a mullet chunk and one with a halved crab. Within five minutes my mullet rod doubled over and it was on.

Features

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Beach Fishing for Tarpon

An east coast skiff guide divulges his secrets for locating and catching beach-run tarpon. Good numbers of tarpon are off the beaches in east/central Florida from late-May through October, as they are along Florida’s Gulf of Mexico shores.

How-To

Picking the right paddle

Picking the Right Paddle

There’s a world of difference between a well-made kayak paddle constructed with strong, lightweight materials and a paddle made to be sold cheaply. Trying to paddle a fishing kayak with a heavy, poorly made, ill-fitting paddle is not fun at all.

Tackle Shops

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East Central: Tackle Stores

Consider these tackle shops in the East Central region the next time you plan a fishing trip.

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ManOwar Fishing Company

Looking for something unique in your bait shop? Check out ManOWar Fishing Company in Vero. Quality products, baits and charters at realistic prices!

Marketplace

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Center Consoles

Florida Sportsman features the top center consoles for fishing the Sunshine State’s coastal and offshore waters.

Guides & Charters

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East Central: Guides

Consider these top captains in the East Central region the next time you plan a fishing trip.