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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 8 months
Originally published in FWC's Fish Busters' Bulletin Sept 2014   FWC Media contact: Bob Wattendorf, 850-488-0520 Florida freshwater anglers target at least 25 species of native fishes. Most are within a 45-minute drive of anyone wanting to wet a...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 10 months
  First District Court of Appeals Strikes Down Gill Net Use upon Appeal The appellate court’s decision overturns ruling that gill nets ban was unfair; reinstates ban which was passed in 1995 and challenged almost universally since TALLAHASSEE (July...
Site Admin | Posted 2 years 11 months
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Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 11 months
Why Study Snook? Dr. Ken Leber has 5 reasons. As juveniles, they tend to stay put in their nursery habitats, rather than wander about the bay. Thus, there is some predictability about them staying in a system long enough for them to be affected by...
Brett Fitzgerald | Posted 2 years 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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...