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Rods & Reels

Downsized Rod, Upsized Offshore Fishing Fun?

Mini rods are making the rounds. A guide in Islamorada is making some interesting arguments.

David A. Brown

New Gear: Daiwa Seapower 1200 Power-Assist Reel

The new Seapower 1200 from Daiwa features a host of innovations that set the standard for

Florida Sportsman Staff

New Gear: PENN Wrath II Spinning Combo

Let's take a closer look at the PENN Wrath II spinning rod and reel combo

Florida Sportsman Staff

PENN Fathom II Level Drag

Let's take a closer look at the PENN Fathom II Level Drag conventional reel.

Florida Sportsman Staff

Everything You Need to Know About Fishing Reels

Buying and understanding fishing reels can be daunting. Let's cover what features really

Doug Olander

Florida Sportsman's 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

From technical to timeless, we've compiled a list of thoughtful outdoorsy gift ideas for the

Florida Sportsman Editors

Baits & Tackle

Better than Knots: Expert Tips on Paperclip-Style Snaps

Improve your inshore efficiency with these small, bent pieces of metal.

Steve Dougherty

10 Best Snook Lures Right Now: Catch More Snook with These Artificial Baits

A comprehensive list of the top snook lures and how to use them to catch more, bigger snook

Brenton Roberts

3 New Lures Optimized for Forward-Facing Sonar

Let's check out three of the newest forward-facing sonar-optimized lures from Berkley in

Shelby Busenbark & Jeff Weakley

Three Bottom Rigs You Should Use Inshore

Bring those bottom-fishing rigs inshore for great success on a variety of species

Brenton Roberts

Post-Front Finessing: How to Fish After a Cold Front in Florida

Florida applications for the micro finesse movement: Enticing selective fish on pressured

Debbie Hanson

8 Best Flounder Baits & Rigs

Here's eight of the best flounder baits, in no particular order, and when and where you need

Rick Ryals

Accessories

Streamlight Waypoint 400: Impressively Powerful Spotlight [Up to 1400 Lumens!]

If you're looking for a super bright spotlight that is rechargeable, look no further than the

Florida Sportsman Staff

New Gear: Honda's First V8 | Honda BF350 Outboard Engine

The release of the BF350 outboard marks a ground-breaking achievement for Honda as their first

Florida Sportsman Staff

Late vs. Early Season Decoys for Duck Hunting

Be ready to change up your decoys as the season progresses

Ian Nance

Trolling Motor 101 for Better Offshore Fishing

Trolling motors continue to grow in popularity among offshore anglers.

Blair Wickstrom

Florida Sportsman's 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

From technical to timeless, we've compiled a list of thoughtful outdoorsy gift ideas for the

Florida Sportsman Editors

Apparel

Florida Sportsman's 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

From technical to timeless, we've compiled a list of thoughtful outdoorsy gift ideas for the

Florida Sportsman Editors

Tactical Tackle: The Unexpected Combo We Never Knew We Needed

Rothco merges form, function & aesthetics with its line of tactical tackle bags

Shelby Busenbark & Steve Dougherty

ICAST 2023 Highlights: Big Names, Big News and... Toby Keith?

Our editors were in for a treat this year, with ground-breaking innovations, exciting new

Shelby Busenbark

ICAST 2023 Editor's Choice: Best New Gear & Innovations

Our editors were in for a treat this year, with ground-breaking innovations, exciting new

Shelby Busenbark

Americana Summer 90s-Inspired Retro Collection from Academy Sports + Outdoors

Step back in time with throwback prints designed to evoke memories of summer in the 1990s

Academy Sports + Outdoors Press Release

Hunting

Streamlight Waypoint 400: Impressively Powerful Spotlight [Up to 1400 Lumens!]

If you're looking for a super bright spotlight that is rechargeable, look no further than the

Florida Sportsman Staff

Late vs. Early Season Decoys for Duck Hunting

Be ready to change up your decoys as the season progresses

Ian Nance

Florida Sportsman's 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

From technical to timeless, we've compiled a list of thoughtful outdoorsy gift ideas for the

Florida Sportsman Editors

Florida Sportsman Father's Day Gift Guide 2023

Get dad what he really wants this Father's Day

Florida Sportsman Editors

2022 Holiday Gift Guide for Fishermen, Hunters & Outdoor Lovers

From technical to fun, we're sure to have something picked out in your budget for anyone that

Shelby Busenbark

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