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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
  Experienced anglers can predict the bite from their backyards. "Spring Fishing in Florida is not defined by any specific dates", writesCapt. Tom Van Horn, "but more so by temperature and weather patterns." Capt. Tom watches his lavender Formosa...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
  Reel Fishing: How to tie the essential leader to braid and Leader to Lure knots  with Capt. Chris Myers of Central Florida Sight Fishing Charters See how to Tie the Double UNI and Canoeman Loop here!  "The most effective knot is the double UNI." “...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
West Marine is getting ready to do it again!    In Ft. Meyers, FL,  at the intersection of College Parkway and U.S. 41,-Tamiami Trail,  the biggest West Marine store in Southwest Florida is coming to life. A weekend of special events is planned for...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
  This week we fish with Capt. Chris Myers and learn his pro tips on how to manage your line.  Want fewer wind knots? Capt. Chris has the secrets Video courtesy of http://www.floridafishinglessons.com Register your Grand Slams in Florida The Grand...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
  March is prime freshwater fishing season for many species of fish, because bass and bream are getting geared up to hit the shallows. During spring, sunfish such as bass and bluegill move close to shore to find suitable spawning habitat. Shallow...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
  Every day, improperly discarded monofilament fishing line causes devastating problems for marine life and the environment.  Marine mammals, sea turtles, fish and birds become injured from entanglements, or might ingest the line, often dying as a...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
April marks the start of  Angler Action's 3rd year of recording your fishing trip and catch information. The progress of the program has been impressive and Anglers can look forward to great rewards, starting with a personalized new online log [...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
Technology sure has change things these days for the fisherman. I’m not even going to bring up all the new fancy 3d/hd/gps/depth finder, gear, lure etc that are on the boats when you’re fishing. I’m talking about all the things you look up in you...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
ALEXANDRIA, Va. Ever since E10 gasoline (gas containing 10% ethanol) became widely available several years ago, the nation's largest recreational boat owners group, BoatUS, has received hundreds of calls and emails complaining about boat engine...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 9 months
  Best Practices for Catch & Release Fishing Sustain our robust fisheries by counting your total catch and handling with skill all the fish you release. Here's an update on best practices: Fish Handling Minimize handling, since this can remove...