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Take it to the Bank

FSTV Host Blair Wickstrom with a strong Florida Gator.

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Whether you're fishing mangrove shorelines, seawalls, or piles of exposed sand fill, you're fishing a bank that can be ripe for a “fish” or “game” withdraw.



One of the truisms of shoreline fishing is that the fish are tidally motivated. Fish with Jeff and Capt. Bill Faulkner, as they go deep in the bush during high tide where the fish are more comfortable, as they can maneuver under overhanging trees or push baitfish up tight against the bank.



And when it comes time to catch a “gator” and in this case we're not referring to large trout, fishing the banks is your best bet as well. Sight casting for gators is as exciting as it gets. Not only do you have to make a perfect cast, you have to deal with an angry gator at the end of your line.



On the Conservation Front: Karl Wickstrom covers the problems with too much Phosphorus in our water.



Don't miss this episode of Florida Sportsman TV, where you'll learn how to legally rob the bank.

SEGMENT #1



Target Species: Redfish, Snook, Trout


Sponsor: Carolina Lunker Sauce


Location: Chokoloskee, FL


Host/Editor: Jeff Weakley


Guide: Bill Faulkner www.gulfcoastguideservices.com


Lodging: Chokoloskee Resort and Marina, www.outdoor-resorts.com/ci




TACKLE BOX


Sponsor: Pflueger


Rod: All Star 7' medium-fast


Reel: Pflueger Medalist 12lb


Line: Berkley Big Game 10lb


Bait: Old Bayside Mud Mino



BOAT SPEC


Sponsor: Mercury


Boat: 20' Renegade Skate


Engine: Mercury 115 OptiMax


SEGMENT #2



Target Species: Alligators


Sponsor: Bagley


Location: Lake Mattie, FL


Host/Editor: Blair Wickstrom


Guide: Dave Markett dmarkett@aol.com


Lodging: None



TACKLE BOX


Sponsor: All Star Rods


Rod: Shakespeare Tiger Stiks 7'


Reel: Shakespeare Platinum 30lb.


Line: Stren Super Braid 50lb.


Hook: 9 ot Staniless Steel



BOAT SPEC


No Boat Spec




SEGMENT #3



Sponsor: Flambeau


On the Conservation Front: Sponsor: All Star

2007 FSTV SPONSORS





MERCURY MARINE - www.mercurymarine.com



PFLUEGER FISHING TACKLE - www.pfluegerfishing.com



BERKLEY - www.berkley-fishing.com



CRAIG CAT - www.craigcat.com



ALL STAR GRAPHITE RODS - www.allstarrods.com







Old BaySide - www.oldbayside.com



MirrOlure - www.mirrolure.com



Bagley Bait Company - www.bagleybait.com



Hook & Tackle Outfitters - www.hookandtackle.com



Rapala - www.rapala.com



Carolina Lunker Sauce - www.lunkersauce.com



Flambeau Outdoors - www.flambeauoutdoors.com



Bennett Trim Tabs - www.bennetttrimtabs.com




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