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Northeast Flatties

Florida Sportsman member: jameslentz I got about a dozen finger mullet and paddled north out of beach marine. Fished the finger mullet on cork and Carolina rig for the last two hours of the incoming with no luck. As the tide started flowing out I switched to a 1/4 ounce jighead and penny gulp shrimp. Started dragging it in creek mouths and banks and ended up with three keepers.

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Northeast Bottom Bite

Florida Sportsman member: LouD Our first stop was at 40 miles at 120 feet and later stops were at 140 and 150 feet (50 miles). Continuous action all day. Captain Roger put us on fish at every stop with emphasis on targeting grouper and Mangos using live bait and 8 to 10 foot leaders.

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Sketchy low tides and a minefield of oyster shell? No problem for these Northeast Florida kayakers. Edward Abbey once said if you want to see the desert, get down on your knees and start crawling. Kayaking is the boating equivalent, with fish and other wildlife only inches away.

How-To

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Bow Mount Sonar

Now, every boat has sonar, and a lot of flats and bass rigs have sonar at both ends. In fact, for those who fish with a trolling motor, a sonar system up front has become pretty much standard equipment—and some of the bass guys even have a couple of big-screens mounted on the front deck.

Guides & Charters

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Northeast: Guides

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

Tackle Shops

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Northeast: Tackle Stores

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

Marketplace

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Center Consoles

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