Tampa Florida is one of the premiere fishing charter destinations in not only Florida, but arguably the world. Florida is a place where the saltwater fishery is flourishing on every coastline and in every backwater way, but Tampa sets itself apart by being home to the famous Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay is the states largest open water estuary, in this- the states premiere inshore gamefish species reside here all year long. Continue reading “Tampa Fishing Charters”
Most inshore saltwater anglers know a few drum species, for instance, the red drum aka redfish. The red drum is one of the most sought after game fish among inshore species. Most anglers also know the Black Drum, or what I like to call big ugly. The species gets the name from the drumming sound they produce by using special muscles to rub against their air bladder. The sound is mostly used as a spawning mechanism or in some instances to communicate between fish. But the drum species list is vast, and contains some surprising members. Let’s take a look. Continue reading “Drumming”
Naples, Florida is home to some of the most pristine estuaries and back water fishing Florida has to offer. Whether you are targeting snook, redfish, spotted seatrout or tarpon (or all four) the back waters of Naples is a fisherman’s paradise. At any given time of the year you can find skiffs poling around the mangrove islands, or kayak anglers silently gliding over the grass beds in search of a grand slam; catching one of each species. But what makes this area in southwest Florida home to some of the best backwater fishing in the state? And with thousands of miles of shoreline, elaborate network of bays, acres and acres of seagrass beds and a countless number of oyster bars, how does one go about finding fish and what to use to entice a bite? Continue reading “Naples, Florida Fishing”
Whatever you call them, Mahi-mahi, Dorado or dolphin, there’s no denying that they are one of the most tastiest, most beautiful and one of the feistiest fish in the sea. In fact, the term Mahi-mahi is Hawaiian meaning strong-strong. However, the term dolphin can be misleading. No mistake, the Mahi-mahi is not a mammal, but is indeed an egg laying, cold blooded fish.
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