Grouper – Deebos of the Deep

Saltwater sport fishing is one of the most popular past times in Florida. All you really need is a rod and reel, a hook and bait/lures (and a fishing license!) and you are good to go.  But despite a wide diversity of species for anglers to target, many Florida fishermen only have experience with inshore species like flounder, redfish and spotted seatrout.  Throughout much of the state the continental shelf extends far offshore, and since most angling is done from the shore, piers or small boats like kayaks and skiffs, fishermen hunting these flats are just scratching the surface of what the state’s waters have to offer.  But for those anglers willing to go a little deeper the rewards are worth it, as Florida has some of the best grouper fishing of anywhere in the world. Continue reading “Grouper – Deebos of the Deep”

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Fish Wilmington: Bass to Redfish

Many people take vacations to North Carolina to get away to the mountains. Fly fishing the trout streams or just relaxing among the Appalachian Mountains is a great way to recharge your batteries. There’s something special about the mountains. But for many anglers, North Carolina is a fishing destination that seems to have it all; and it does. The warm waters of Lake Sutton, the tidally influenced Cape Fear River, the pristine back waters of the estuaries and bays and even offshore offer up experiences that will forever remain in your mind for the seasoned angler or the first time tyke. Wilmington makes for a great hub to access all these great fisheries, and also includes spectacular beachfronts, shopping and dining.  Continue reading “Fish Wilmington: Bass to Redfish”

Kayak Fishing

Kayak fishing, though not any where near a “new thing”, is a way of fishing that continues to gain steam worldwide. Because of this, many companies keep emerging offering new platforms to fit specific styles of fishing. While at the same time the pioneering companies that have been around have continued building traditional platforms, but are also leading the way in new technologies backed by decades of production and design experience.  Continue reading “Kayak Fishing”