Homosassa Fly Fishing

Homosassa, Florida has a purely epic inshore fishery. Super clear shallow water grass flats that not only allow for stellar sight fishing, but also this grass bottom (as well as the clear waters) follow the mangrove maze back into the back country. It is truly a sight fisherman’s dream destination. And what better way to enjoy it, than on the fly.

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Naples, Florida Fishing

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”

5 Basic Parts of a Fly Fishing Rig Used on Everglades Charters

Believe it or not, fly fishing is a popular way to fish for snook, tarpon and redfish in the Everglades coastal regions around the Ten Thousand Islands. When most people think of fly fishing, they think of mountain streams in North Carolina or the Rockies. However, this method – as opposed to the more common spinner reels – is just as suitable for near- and inshore fishing around Marco Island, Everglades City and Chokoloskee.

An increasing number of charters around the Everglades and Florida in general are offering guided fly fishing trips.

Many anglers in Florida though are still not familiar with fly fishing, including all of the parts that go into a good rig. In order to help you understand all of the components of a fly fishing rig, we’ve put together this quick guide.

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