Redfish Fishing: How To Catch Redfish (Red Drum)

How To Catch Redfish

The redfish (Sciaenops ocellatus) is a fun-to-catch game fish found on the US East Coast from Nova Scotia to Florida and throughout the Gulf of Mexico. It is an aggressive and opportunistic ambush predator with a primary diet of crustaceans, shrimp, and small fish.We’ll cover everything you could possibly want to know about how to … Read more

How To Catch Snook Fishing in Florida

How To Catch Snook Fishing In Florida

Fishing for snook is very popular in Florida and some other areas of the world. They are hard-fighting fish that are absolutely delicious to eat. In this article we will cover how to catch snook in all of their favorite haunts in Florida.If you are new to snook fishing or just learning how to fish, … Read more

Best Fish to Eat in Florida

Pan Seared Snook With Garlic And White Beans

Florida has some of the best-tasting fish in the entire world. If you’re lucky enough to live here or visit, you should be taking advantage of this second-to-none food source by fishing as much as life will allow you to!The first Florida fish I caught and ate was a lowly flounder. Having lived in Pennsylvania … Read more

Best Bait for Surf Fishing

Best Bait For Surf Fishing

Are you planning on doing some surf fishing soon? This page covers everything you need to know about the best bait for surf fishing and what kinds are most commonly used by anglers who fish most days of the year.My usual bait of choice while surf fishing is either some sort of live baitfish, cut … Read more

6 Best Surf Fishing Rigs and How To Tie And Setup

Best Surf Fishing Rigs

In surf fishing, there are a number of well-known rigs that can help you catch more fish. They’re good to know because they’ve been tried and tested repeatedly and they all consistently catch fish in the surf. Learn these simple rigs and you’ll improve your fishing, taking it to a new level.There’s a lot you … Read more

15 Best Surf Fishing Lures For Every Species

Best Surf Fishing Lures

A lot of surf lures don’t even look like fish or shrimp and yet they still work. Why is that? We’re no experts on the WHY they work, but we know from decades of experience that the following lures work really well when surf fishing. The action of the lure probably has more to do … Read more

Spinning Reel vs Baitcaster Explained: Which Is Better and Why?

Spinning Reel vs Baitcaster

Some people argue over which one is better, the spinning reel vs baitcaster reel. Some people refuse to use one or the other. Still, others have both and use them as needed.Which reel is better for your fishing activity?The answer is, you must decide which reel is best for how you’re fishing. Most of us … Read more

How To Catch Spanish Mackerel Like a Pro

How To Catch Spanish Mackerel

If you’ve spent time fishing along the Atlantic seaboard or Gulf Coast of Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas or just about anywhere up the east coast of the US, you have probably hooked into some Spanish mackerel. They are everywhere when migrating and it’s hard not to catch some! But how to catch Spanish mackerel? That’s … Read more

Best Baits for Sheepshead: How to Catch and Rig


Sheepshead fish (Archosargus probatocephalus) are some of the best tasting fish in the ocean. I’m not exaggerating. When I first caught one years ago I didn’t know there was any fuss over them. I caught my first one in some mangroves at Ft. DeSoto park in southern Pinellas County by accident. I threw it in … Read more

Best Spinners For Trout and How to Rig Them

Best Spinners For Trout

If you asked a hundred experienced trout anglers, most of them would tell you that the best lure for catching trout is a spinner.Finding the best spinners for trout can be a game of throwing a bunch of them in the water and seeing what works. Remember that every trout stream, pond, lake, or river … Read more