Thursday, May 25, 2017

Drop Shots Work

Drop Shot Works When Fish Won't Hit Other Lures From The Fishing Wire The technique of drop shotting a small plastic worm has been around for well over a decade and Brent Ehrler has used it...

Do Old Lures Work?

 By Capt. Mel Berman Some years back an antique lure club gave me an old restored plug as a thank-you gift for speaking to their group. This old beauty is mounted on a pedestal and...

Getting Ready for Tarpon on a Fly

If I was ever told I could only fly fish for one species of fish for the rest of my life it would not even take one heart beat to answer it. “Tarpon”, would...

Straw Rigs

A Mackerel Lure It's that time of year! Huge schools of Spanish mackerel have invaded our coastal waters. Time to break out the the spoons, jigs and straws! Straws? Yes. For years Florida anglers have...

Getting a Captain’s License

BASIC REQUIREMENTS OPERATOR OF UNINSPECTED PASSENGER VESSELS (6 passengers or less) (18 years old): 360 days of experience in operation of a vessel. 90 days of the 360 days on ocean or near coastal waters...

Your Basic Fish Catcher, the Jig

By Captain Mel Berman Most fishing enthusiasts are weird. They drag around gargantuan tackle boxes, packed so tightly with lures they can hardly get the darned thing closed. Yet, if subjected to a reality check,...

Sound: Noisy Lures Catch Fish

Using the "Tool" of Sound: It Works. By Captain Jot Owens, Originally posted to Pro Angler's Journal As a full time guide, one tool that has helped me catch more and bigger inshore fish has to...

Pier Pressure: Catching from Florida piers

Give In To Pier Pressure Originally posted to ProAnglersJournal.com By Neil Taylor, Strike Three Kayak Fishing You don't have to launch a boat or kayak to get into great fishing around the Tampa Bay area.     There is...

Speck-tacular Trout!

  Neil Taylor, Capmel.com Site Administrator, owner of Strike Three Kayak Fishing- instructional kayak fishing charters October 2011   October is like “Christmas come early” for the people who sit out the summer months waiting for more comfortable...

Thoughts On Fishin’ Holes

Information is something that in the hands of the ethical is a valuable tool.   In the hands of the unethical, that data can be trouble.  You have gone out and scouted, learned how to...