Sunday, February 19, 2017

February 2017 Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

February 2017 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: Good weather has to be around the corner.  Our kayak fishing friends to the north are thawing out, literally after snow and ice...

Take a Kid Fishing

Neil Taylor, Strike Three Kayak Fishing It is our hobby.   You do it enough, you can get your fill of it.    I really don’t need to catch another fish in my lifetime.    I’ve done it...

Jigheads

Neil Taylor, Strike Three Kayak Fishing Hooks and Jigheads:  Everyday tackle that is more important than most people think.    I inspect my clients’ gear.  One of the biggest deficiencies:  Cheap jigheads.    It is worth the...

Kayak: Deep Water Reentry

Solo deep water reentry of a sit-on-top kayak Neil Taylor, Guide Services-Strike Three Kayak Fishing www.strikethreekayakfishing.com www.capmel.com Before you take your first trip to do some kayaking or kayak fishing, one crucial safety preparation one needs to consider...

The Kayak Report, 1/15/2017

Posted 1.15.17 Is the water cold? That is something that remains debatable to local anglers. We all have different tolerances to the cold. I personally haven't had any problem getting out of the kayak and into...

Anti-Reverse

The feature I detest the most on a spinning reel:  Anti-reverse.   If you feel the same way: Speak up.  Speak your mind.  That may be the only way to get a change in this...

Captain’s Corner: It’s the best time for redfish

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-its-the-best-time-for-redfish/2308808 We have hit the best months of the year to catch redfish. A challenging species on lures, redfish are eating almost everything they see right now. The live bait options are wide open. Any...

The Personal Flotation Device

Neil Taylor, Strike Three Kayak Fishing Safety is always priority 1.     The personal flotation device is required safety equipment.    By kayak, in Florida, you do not have to wear it but you must have one...

Fisherman’s Soup

This famous bright-red Hungarian soup is prepared with fish, bell peppers, tomatoes and spicy paprika. http://www.mccormick.com/gourmet/recipes/soups-stews/fishermans-soup Ingredients Serves: 12 Serving Size: 1 cup 1 tablespoon butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic...

Pappadeaux Grilled Snapper

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Grilled Snapper is a wonderful meal! This is a wonderful dish to cook for a dinner party! Ingredients Butter Sauce 1/2 pound unsalted Butter 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice 1 tablespoon Chicken Bouillon 1/4...