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Night Bridge Fishing Snook – Florida Athlete

Night Bridge Fishing Snook - Florida Athlete

Current fishing reviews from "No Motor Zone" fishermen from all states.


Night Bridge Fishing Snook

Florida athlete member: JW_YakAngler

This was the perfect snook fishing session, which I’ve ever had, and I was only within the water for two hours. This was the third consecutive runway with higher and decrease limits. All with the Aptitude hawk jig. The one who broke me, made others feel mild. 40 search is on.

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A Tarpon and Surprise

Florida Sportsman Member: NopratKoons

I imply tight rolling fish. I made a whale two or three ft past them and slowly floated around TerrorEyz. I was shortly greeting jarring thump and this man acquired in the air virtually instantly. After releasing the tarpon, I observed a faculty with a finger mill, which was disturbed by a low coastline generally known as snook and redfish. I had 1/8oz DOA CAL shade-jig tied and shot it parallel to the shoreline. To my shock, a wholesome flounder greets my jig

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Capturing in Naples

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

When you possibly can't rise up early in the morning, even the evening rinse may be good. I had brought the sunshine that was going to remain dark, however I acquired a fix when the sun was still up and made it house for dinner.

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Geek Out Over Gator Trout

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

I acquired another Slam in 10Okay, Fifth Slam six journeys. The chew has been very constant. On this journey I threw anything however Zman jerk shadz white pearl. Often, once I get a mean of trout, it is rather "meh" second, because the large snookin or purple clam is what I'm really after on this area. Nevertheless, once I get a very huge sample, I truly go out because the 23-inch trout just isn’t widespread right here. On this journey I obtained our third greatest trout ever and second greatest in the space

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One other Slam 10Okay

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler


That is my third trip in a row that obtained 10,000 islands of snook, trout, redfish slam. Two-thirds of this was in the slot, however the largest peak was in place. The snook was the place the redfish often breathed. I acquired 4 21-25 ″.

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Huge Trout Season Approaches

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

March has all the time been the most effective month for giant, conceited trout in southwest Florida. I like all of them yr spherical here and there, however it's much simpler to seek out them persistently in March. I went to the patrol yesterday at 10Okay, which I by no means fished in March, however I feel you'll quickly be huge women soon. I received two nice 19 inch fish and misplaced another good in just some casts. The most important 10okay had a lean 24 inch winter trout. I really need to win my private greatest in March.

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Marco Island Overslot Redfish

Florida Athlete Member: JW_YakAngler

From the top of October to December, we have been capable of have the higher purple purple fairly persistently in the prime positions. The cooler temperatures in January only produced brief pink, and never the numbers we acquired within the early a part of the yr. I theorized that they have been all pushed up into deep streams and distant bays or offshore. I used to be taking place once I obtained to the farway from Freeway 41, however within the last second I simply decided to launch the Isle of Capri Paddle Park. I had recognized good about that earlier this winter, and it had warmed up for a number of days, so I assumed perhaps that they had gone back in. Once I had been fishing for 2 hours with Jack and a few ladyfish alone, I was going to surrender, however then a bit snook gave me hope, so I pressed. A couple of minutes later the pink inexperienced just 30 ″ saved the day for me.

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Pompon Seashore Hoo

Florida Sportsman Member: John McKroid

It happened at round 13:00. Vertical jigri hit what seemed like an enormous blue runner, shaking quite a bit, but easily burst with a low weight. Then it left, causing several exhausting drives deep. I assumed it was an enormous beetroot, however the stamina weakened and the stripes rose! Wahoo had drifted right into a barracuda, so issues have been fascinating. I hoped to start out kneeling down the cud. The abdomen has gone nicely and there are just a few points of interest I take pleasure in more than simply the terrified wahoo.

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Sailfish Smackdown Results

Florida Sportsman Member: John McKroid

On Sunday, the climate was a bit athletic in the first mild however later turned out positive. About 45 fishermen participated in the competitors. Though there was a number of water in the water, fishing was exhausting for kayak fishermen who weren’t allowed to use the yarn, and so they suffered many bites off the toothpicks. A few dozen sailors have been hooked, but only two have been demolished. Congratulations to Robwil Valderrey for profitable $ 5000 by getting the first sails!

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Overnight at 10Okay

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

We had an explosion of two nights, three days on 10,00zero islands. Most of our fishing grounds at Jewel Key had solely a mean trout and a small redfish. My good friend managed monsters on the best way back to the condominium, which I often fished on day journeys. It was his first time kayak fishing and it's arduous to beat for some time.

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Good Slot Pink

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

One other nice day in the water on 10,000 islands. Reds are still in all places a kind of steam in oyster rods. The shorts have been caught with a white Gulp swimmin mill with gold broadcast fishing. The upper card slot was a brand new penny with a 5 ″ jerk shadow number 4 with the owner's weighted twistlock. We’ll go out to the camp for the subsequent three days. I can't wait to see what the chew is like on the outer islands.

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Lovely Day at 10okay

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

The most effective chew has just lately been within the early years after low tide. It didn't occur till long after darkish, so I fished out in the final two hours. Extra trout seems to seem like. The Gulp-jerk shadow continues to be working.

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Reds Thick at 10Okay

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

I went back to degree last week with a 29-inch pink fast night trip. I ended up catching the seven pink and black drums that have been all in the jerk-shade, some again in the again. Most of the 13 inch reds all of us acquired a couple of months in the past at the moment are approaching the place.

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Nice Everglades City Journey

Florida Athlete Member: JW_YakAngler

I launched two good associates on Friday at Everglades City. We fished oysters and condominium buildings at low tide and moved tides to mangrove edges. I started in the morning with a 29 inch redfish within the deep water of the ankle, then I received a number of small snooks and five extra undersized reds. I received an 18-inch black drum to eat the cob and rounded Slam's good 20 "trout. I acquired a lot of the fish in the jerk shade, but snook and one of the little reds obtained gold with a spoon.

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Pompano Paddling

Florida Sportsman Member: John McKroid

Morning fishing was sluggish. There was no power, and the kayak experience was driven in less than ten knots. It was an attractive day within the water with no white. Finally issues modified within the afternoon. The wind got here around NE, and commenced to blow some faculties with small fish in the direction of the seashore. Fish started to chew. A lot of the edible fish was fed into the bait for a smaller feed, but additionally they included a larger tuna. The tuna was chosen for small bait fish and did not hit the larger lures I had thrown via them. Barracuda decided to hit my deep bait once I trolled the wreck. Measuring marks that I used to be jigging via all morning lastly decided to chew. I had three drops in a row that produced a nice sheep snapper and two almaco connectors that I released. Earlier than the afternoon there were also more almacoja, small tunes, small amberjack and high-quality tuna. On my strategy to the King's Mackerel, I took my last reside eye, rounding my fish pouch with three species. Every part else was both launched or used as bait.

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Boca Raton Combined Bag

Florida Sportsman Member: John McKroid

Initially of September, one of the best kayak-wahoo month, frankly, and the yaker's good friend had lately taken the trophy “Hoo out Boca, so I had some hopes. The feeds have been launched about 100 ft, and I began a path deeper into the world where I expected the ecosystem to be in full swing. Once I did it within the space, the wind died, and looking for fish returned with big bait marks and bigger sirens, which appeared like either “cudas, kings, or goal species. I dropped the vertical jig down and obtained out of the third search. Then the floor rod bent. It didn't take any guess, so I doubted a bit of Barracuda. When the fish have been nearer to the boat, I observed that the barracuda had streaks!

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Exploring 10Okay

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

We launched the Everglades City Ranger Station and went over Chocoloskee Bay to an unmarked channel between Sandfly Channel and Chocolos. The entrance is guarded by a maze of oyster beams, so few boats would get into this space from the bay. This made a relaxed morning. We didn't see the boat earlier than we received to the Gulf. The channel ended up joining the Chocoloskee Passport close to the Gulf. After exploring a number of the outer islands, we made an open water paddle for Jewel Key and returned to the Ranger Channel by way of the Sandfly Channel, which is now very familiar to me. It was sluggish fishing, however the research was very gratifying. I acquired an early-sized trout early on, and the stunning little Goliath-group fellow ate the paddletail on the shallow mangrove island.

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Selection at 10Okay

Florida Sportsman Member: JW_YakAngler

Right here's an ideal video about JW_YakAngler, who is researching and reporting 10,000 islands to get eight totally different species and probably a couple of slams. His prey included horror, seat, houndfish, mangrove snapper, ladyfish, jack crevale, gafftop sailboat and a mandatory hardhead. He and his associates also spent an hour throwing every thing into their arsenal in faculties with pink purple, who waved their tales terribly. They even turned down a stay finger mill and minimize.

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Fort Lauderdale Seashore

Florida sportsman Member: John McKroid

Pig Fishing was the worst thing I experienced there. With a zero stay bait in my mine, I went out to some wrecks making an attempt to catch some fish. I began jigging about 170 ′ and was completely happy to see fairly a number of fishes for almost every constructing I bypassed. The fourth drop-down menu produced a pleasant little feel that I used as a tape leap for the remainder of the day. As an alternative of catching Barracuda, I lastly found mahi. Once I continued with the vertical jig, I held a flat line with a tiny band. Through the day, I took 5 jams. Three smaller ones have been launched. Although each signal of the meter did not produce fish, I had a gentle motion all day with vertical jigs. The barge contained one amberjack, many almaco connectors, small emotions, gray tuna and some massive ones that left.

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Mackerel and Mahi Motion

Florida Athlete: YakinwithJack

Forum member YakinwithJack reported scorching mackerel and mahi fishing in his Hobie compass on the panhandle of Florida. Fishing was not good, however he managed to get his private greatest Spanish mackerel

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Tuna for tuna

Member of Florida Sportsman: John McKroid

I launched Deerfield Seashore within the morning to get a bait. It was not as straightforward as I needed. I discovered a whole lot of jiggers at Deerfield pier which might be continuously falling from Sabik, with hooks for Goggle's eyes. I ran out with one bag and half a dozen / runners fed. The motion was inferior to I hoped. I didn’t see any of the heavenly kings of heaven, and later I discovered that I ought to have spent more time in the low as a result of there was nonetheless an excellent chew for kings. I drove out to wrecks to seek out the vertical jigging action was sluggish. Because the present was not too dangerous, proceeded to 350 ′, with a meter of fish. A lot of the measured fish does not hit the vertical jig, however I acquired to extract five black tuna

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Bridge Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman Member: YakinwithJack

Discussion board Member YakinwithJack made fishing on the kayak along the bridges to the enormous black drum and sheep tub and chew was on

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Night Fishing Tarpon

Florida Sportsman Member: kayakerinkeywest

Not much luck getting too many tarpons in the course of the day. These are the Gulf elevations of the Gulf, so now there will not be as many as the primary migration, but they are definitely nice. Because of the guaranteed battle I have asked them at night time. In the course of the day, the bait fish get stuck within the dwellings, so they’re hooked beneath the mangroves of the cuts. When it goes darkish at night time, every thing strikes away from these cuts and ducts. Tarpon is waiting. It's one among my favourite fishing strategies. Super calm, apart from the bubble explosions in the tarpo Smashing mill faculties. The sluggish troll lives in the mill when they’re actively feeding. Black to the second greatest. I've seen a number of blue crabs, which drift with the tide out of the evening, at night time, however in the course of the feeding of hysteria they’re coated mill.

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Huge Kayak King

Florida Sportsman Member: Whelan

I'm going to Paul and Robin this morning in the dead of night. We had solely twenty canine between three of us and we went out. I counted it just because the sun was coming. He made a nice run about 350 meters away, which was 2/3 of the reel. I pointed at my kayak and needed to get back in line. I waited for an additional or two, however nothing. The fast bark was shot and it was over. The group ended up with 62 kilos of kingfish, three complete and a couple of bonito

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Kayaking Destin

Florida Sportsman: Spineyman

I had an explosion at Destin / Ft. Walton Seashore space yesterday with a pal. We caught more than 40 trout and eight redfish. The chew was out of the maps! Listed here are some footage to take pleasure in. Nevertheless, I've lost completely favorite pastime. I should have come back after I acquired that massive purple, the subsequent was a lure!

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St. Pete Paddle Snook

Florida Sportsman Member: Dom

I started beneath Tom Stewart Causeway on the shore of Madeira just after dawn. I ate a stay shrimp beneath the sheep bridge with affordable success. I moved to work in the flats north of Bay Pines and received a 32 inch, which took me straight to the mangroves. After that, trolled in search of fastened places to throw crabs. All in all, a reasonably good day.

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First Key West Redfish

Florida Sportsman Member: kayakerinkeywest

I was planning to look for one of the newest backcountry keys to the west. It was rough at first till I discovered some army machines. I jumped into a nice young tarpon and some sockets. I'm working on a mangrove-section and I discovered what I assumed was a tarpon. It was a bull canine that stayed down and ran to the mangrove root. I lucked and pulled it out. It stunned me once I noticed the form and the place. I have solely seen each other for redfish down.

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Paddling for Fellsmere Bass

Member of Florida Sportsman: Rollin

I was capable of fish there for a complete of 4 days and it was great. It's nice, plenty of good water and fish in each path. I needed to go as far south as I might and fish again. It took about an hour and twenty minutes. I might do it quicker, however all of the fish disturbed me. Palm Seashore Pete was there and gave me some good ideas, together with the fact that the improved space is now limited. On Tuesday the wind was from north to sunlight, confirmed by nine and true power the rest of the day. I stayed on the northern finish and first fished in shallow areas. I found that I had better luck with bigger open water and simply took the wind that threw down as much as I might. I have asked for 22 fish and had only two dinks. The remaining have been secure, including the private greatest.

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Pompano Seashore Kayaking

Florida Athlete: John McKroid

Visiting the seashore at 5 am in search of spectacles. Fishing was sluggish and continued. I simply took one Gog on the seashore after which went out deeper to seek out runners. There have been a whole lot of runners, however getting them to chew was troublesome. By 730 I had solely 5 baits alive nicely and it was time to maneuver from bait fishing to catching fish earlier than the prime time chew was over. By 9 am, I had burned by means of 4 of the 5 baits, produced one forgotten chew, a pleasant black grouper, amberjack and Barracuda.

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Ozello Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman Member: Halon

Fishing in my kayak yesterday was great! I acquired caught up in a steep and trout with 16-1 / 2 ″. Both have been launched. I’ve additionally seen large quantities of white pelicans! See the subsequent report for more info.

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Pompano Seashore Paddling

Florida Sportsman: John McKroid

Finally, I received two almaco connectors for vertical jigs. Each have been damaged to take a look at the lure. For my part, the boatman had hardly any authorized mahi, and I heard of other kayakers who grabbed peanuts in Miami and Boynton. I assume that if I had just a little bait, I may need been fortunate, however the massive runners are a troublesome meal for a small abdomen. I was traveling to the purple crusing yacht with the bait from the long day.

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Key West Kayak Sailfishing

A member of the Florida Sportsman: kayakerinkeywest

Together, a pair of bucket columns and I went to the outer fringe of the reef. I had no real motion that might throw them on the bottom or prime. Finally, once I was about to finish, I used my legs and slowly trolled in the direction of the reef. The highest line simply appeared to catch it. Heavy however not real motion. Then it ran and jumped and jumped and jumped. I’m really peed this sail. I pretty much played it like a tarpon and introduced it in. I received a superb video and straightforward publication.

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Paddling for Pompano

Florida Sportsman Member: cpr

I received out last week and acquired pompanon. I favored about 18 or 19 they usually fought more than pink! I had fun. Thanks for the kayak information to Neil Taylor. He informed me that the Pompano chew is scorching and gave me basic directions for the opening.

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The First Sebastian River Tarpon

Florida Sportsman Member: palmbeachpete

It took only three years to demolish the Sebastian River in Tarpon. I might be hooked on them repeatedly, simply throwing them on the hook.

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Exploring Round Island

Florida Sportsman Member: palmbeachpete

The Spherical Island Park on South Vero Seashore is likely one of the most nicely-recognized places for a kayak or canoeing ship. It provides the most effective spot to see manatees in Indian River County. There’s additionally a superb opportunity to seek out dolphins. Fishing could be great when catches are sea bass, trout and snook. So in case you are in search of a cool place to paddle or fish, it is best to check it out.

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West Central Research

Florida Sportsman Member: Fl_Native61

Last week, discussion board member Fl_Native61 reached a couple of locations, reminiscent of Coquina Seashore and Palma Sola Bay. At Coquina, he and his brothers encountered a whole lot of wildlife, consisting of jellyfish, manatees and occasional fish on the end of the road. At Palma Sol, she had a bit extra luck with poling and ended her day with snook, trout and three redfish. "It will definitely be classified as a place I will return."

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Cylinders Pt.2

Florida Sportsman Member: palmbeachpete

It occurs every fall. At some point it goes away when the fish fly threw air in all places. The subsequent day you’ll not find one fish. It will possibly drive nuts. Listed here are some ideas that will help you discover bait training and get enjoyable with milling.

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Fishing for Fishing

Florida Sportsman Member: palmbeachpete

If you already know the seashore at the proper time, you look. Mullet, snook, tarpon and shark are flying out of the water on the feeding frenzy. It appears straightforward to get into action, hook up the mill, throw it into the fish mess and maintain on. Nevertheless it's not all the time that straightforward. It seems the bait is combined with 1,00zero,000,00zero other baits, and the fish you’re in search of won’t ever find it. You possibly can grow your fish by protecting it within the zone. The strike area is just not in the huge bait faculty or round it, but beneath it.

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Pre-Hurricane Prep

Florida Sportsman Member: kayakerinkeywest

As an alternative of throwing my frozen bait into the trash, I went out to see Also get to the last minute hurricane prep fishing journey. There was numerous sharks play, and surprisingly, quite a number of tarpon returned to the chum line, which I’ve created with all my scrap yen. It turned out to be a great day

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Jungle Trail Kayaking

Florida Sportsman Member: palmbeachpete

If you want to paddle, it is advisable to verify the Jungle Path Kayak startup. If you drive as much as the beginning space, it looks like you're going again in time. Jungle Path Kayak Launch is on the outer edge of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge close to Sebastian and it is best to verify in case you are fishing or just need a paddle.

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Excessive Kayak Fishing Event Win

Florida Athlete: John McKroid

After turning up my jigging rod, I chased the fish at 240-340 ft of water. 60 ft down I might see the stripes and commenced to feel emotional. I stored the road flippantly flat once I was getting ready for the gaff. What an excellent feeling to embed gaff in the largest waho I've ever seen personally! It was the heaviest fish I had ever placed on a kayak and how candy it was to get it in the course of the Excessive Kayak Fishing Event!

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Sebastian Slam

Florida Athlete Member: davederb

I had thrown the Monster-three-shad in a 1/8 point, however the grass was so thick that I needed to change 1/eight ouncesweighted weedless hook with DOA CAL Shad. A couple of tosses later and I will settle for a nice snook. We followed the bait chest and for a short time I skilled a pleasant trout. Now I just want pink and I’ve a slam.

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Topwater Fun

Florida athlete member: Hobie Angler

I've been making an attempt to get something topwater throughout the summer time, however up to now I’ve not had a lot luck. I feel all the celebs have been crammed. I went out within the morning and found a fish close to the island. They have been in a frenzy of eating. The temptation of Gander proved to be probably the most useful player and star of the show. Behind the again shows, the lure had some superb blowups. Either the lure was so good or the fish was so hungry

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Honduras Lago Yojoa

Florida Athlete: mjrudd1

States' bass clubs held tournaments, unregulated and overfishing have taken their toll. Previous timers converse of implausible fishing, however in apply there isn’t a sport fishing. I decided to offer it a number of days in the past in my kayak. I’ve downloaded the bass range of colors, the room rented a seashore and fished late within the afternoon, at night time, predawnilla and early in the morning. Seven hours of synthetic worms have been robbed in some ways, topwaters, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, spinners, jigs, and all I had to show was only one brief strike for Tiny Torpedo. It was enjoyable, enjoyable and discouraging. It drives my residence's appreciation of the settings that make fishing in Florida unbelievable.

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Mosquito Lagoon Redfishing

Florida Sportsman Member: Fl_Native61

Catching Mosquito Lagoon and Water was much clearer than the final couple of months ago. Within the dwellings of the aspect areas, it was crystal clear. This was fairly a change from the darkish water I fished right here last. I understood one of many prime redfish and one bundle about 18 ″.

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Catch and Prepare dinner Snapper

Florida Sportsmanin jäsen: kayakerinkeywest

Tarvitsin sivukeitin, joten heitin WS Tarpon 140: n autoon ja menin alas yksinäiseen paikkaan ilmalla ala. Heitin elävän pinfishin ja vedin mukavan 14,5 tuuman mangrove-snapperin. Pääsin kotiin tekemään joitakin kylkiluut ja kalat.

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Scorching Bites Mosquito Lagoonissa

Florida Sportsmanin jäsen: Hobie Angler

Säämies sanoi olevan kuuma ja se oli, mutta kalastus oli jopa kuumempaa. Löysin kalan ja purema oli päällä. Päivän alussa se oli hieman tuulinen, mutta tuuli kuoli myöhään aamulla ja kala oli nälkäinen. Minulla oli paljon aikaa siellä. En koskaan nähnyt venettä koko ajan, kun olin siellä.

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Tarpon Sleigh Rides

Florida Sportsmanin jäsen: mjrudd1

Kuinka mukavaa on helpottaa vaikkapa tarpon koulua, vaihtaa kääntämään ja pitämään asemaa hiljaa. Se maksoi suurta aikaa Anna Marian rannoilla. Voisin kiinnittyä kouluun, joka odottaa, että joku nälkäisi tarpeeksi, jotta se purisi ilman, että heitä hukuttaisi, joskus tunti tai enemmän. Käytin stay-lankahuippuja, jotka sabikoitiin Skywaylle, ja katselin kouluille. Tämä päivän ensimmäinen kala tuli pienestä koulusta, jonka löysin risteilemällä 10'-reuna kanavan ja tasaisen välissä. Käytin 50 kiloa fluorihiilivetyä 65 punosta FG-solmulla ja 7/zero ympyräkoukulla

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Skyway Snookzilla

Florida Sportsmanin jäsen: rkotinsky

Aloitin lauantaiaamuna Skyway-sillalta ja aloitin mangrove-rantaviivojen työskentelyn. Landed a couple small snook, as I watched bait breaking the surface. A couple of extra casts and a small trout hits my Z-Man paddletail. I start operating out of mangrove shoreline. As I strategy some extent with deeper water, I see numerous scared mullet breaking the floor. I forged into the ruckus and BAM, massive fish on! It felt like a redfish, but she made a rush to the ‘groves. I dropped the rod tip low, into the water and prevented a minimize-off. Drove the ‘yak into the mangroves and hoped for a quick seize, before she made one other run. What a rush and aid. The large one didn’t get away.

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Flats Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: Hobie Angler

We have now been getting a number of rain and the bugs are in huge numbers. Luckily, the fish have been there too. Faculties of redfish and large trout are prepared to return out and play. The day started with a really dramatic wanting dawn. The fish have been quiet for probably the most part, with lots of bait all around the lagoon. The sun came out for a short while only. The remainder of the morning remained cloudy and dark, but the fishing was nice general. It seemed like the fish have been getting greater with each strike.

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Large Kayak Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: RWood Outside

“Life is good when something on your bucket list is something you get to do all the time! The tarpon gods were on my side today!” Watch as Ryan Wood wages an epic battle with an enormous tarpon while kayak fishing alone of the coast of Brevard County, FL.

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EKFT Summer time Slam

Florida Sportsman member: jcanracer

Many kingfish have been caught within the first three hours. I also heard that some huge tuna have been lost during this time too. By 10:15am, the clouds have been rolling in and it was evident that we have been in for some inclement weather. The subsequent 4 hours have been crammed with rain, wind and powerful present. A number of anglers have been rescued, some beached themselves to keep away from the storm, and I was the fool who tried to go deep to jig for tuna within the rain.

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Large First Paddling Fish

Florida Sportsman member: Poseidon10/31

I decided I’d put him on some big tarpon. To my surprise, he was recreation for it. We went to my favorite spot off Miami Seashore and within minutes of deploying baits, he was hooked up to a 100 pound fish.

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Yellowtails Biting Paddle Tails

Florida Sportsman member: kayakerinkeywest

There have been bait balls busting opposite my chum line, so I decided to throw some smooth plastic paddle tails. It was the appropriate selection as I used to be getting pounded by flag yellowtails as much as 27″.

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Pompano Seashore Paddling

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Pompano Beach Paddling

I put out another goggle eye and 15 minutes later, growth! Drag ripping run on what felt like both a wahoo or a pleasant king. Love catching huge fish off a kayak!

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Paddling Vero

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Paddling Vero

Even with all this wind yow will discover a spot to paddle and fish. All you must do is perform a little homework and have slightly luck.

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Ozello Kayaking Slam

Florida Sportsman member: Reel Teal

Ozello Kayaking

The day began off poking round islands and cuts and a nicely positioned forged hooked me up with a big snook inside ten minutes of launching.

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Boynton and Pompano Seashore Paddling

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Pompano Beach Paddling

Fishing was good for giant amberjacks close to the wrecks. If one was lucky sufficient to get the AJ off the wreck, there was a gauntlet of sharks to maneuver to get the fish to the kayak.

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Cero Mackerel Catch And Prepare dinner

Florida Sportsman member: kayakerinkeywest

Cero Mackerel

I free-lined a ballyhoo on a wire hint and circle hook and it didn’t take lengthy for a nice 32″ cero mackerel to take the bait. Shortly after, a 8-9′ hammerhead confirmed up begging for food. It hung round for 15 minutes earlier than I decided to catch it.

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Energy Plant Paddling Pt.2

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete
Paddling

Here is a video of the later part of the Boils journey that I made with Danny. We ran into a couple of sharks on the best way in.

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Energy Plant Paddling

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Power Plant Paddling

My good friend Danny and I fished a warm water discharge space from a nuclear energy plant that holds huge fish and even greater sharks. You by no means know what you’ll catch once you put your line in.

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Pompano Seashore Kayak Sailfishing

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Kayak Sailfish

Usually, I livebait fish with wire and lure hooks whereas offshore kayak fishing, but this event required circle hooks solely and no wire.

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Eddy Creek Trout and Reds

Florida Sportsman member: Fl_Native61

Eddie Creek Trout

Whereas it wasn’t perfect circumstances for boating, it was a great day of fishing. I landed two trout and four redfish with the perfect two being 26″ and 27.5″.

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Pompano Seashore Billfish and Extra

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Pompano Beach Billfish

About 45 minutes after, the stay Goggle-Eye was struck by a fish that took an extended ripping run excessive on the water. It felt like a large tailhooked fish. The struggle wore on for 3 hours with the fish’s final push being a robust run straight right down to the underside in 400ft of water. After that, it was a gentle wind up to the kayak.

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Titusville Trout and Reds

Florida Sportsman member: Fl_Native61

Titusville Trout

Last Saturday, I launched at the Eddie Creek ramp in Canaveral National Seashore in Titusville. I had not been right here in a pair years and it turned out to be a superb day, with three redfish and three trout caught.

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Mosquito Lagoon Redfishing

Florida Sportsman members: Hobie Angler and hunter27

Mosquito Lagoon Redfishing

Despite unfavorable, murky waters, Mosquito Lagoon has been a scorching spot for kayakers in the hunt for redfish these days. Take a look at these video reviews for more details.

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Bass Fishing in the Savannas

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Bass Fishing in the Savannas

I went fishing within the Savannas with my pal David East. He had informed me about a fantastic bass spot that was east of US-1. I needed to check it out. What an ideal place to fish or take a paddle.

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Pompano Seashore Kayak Offshore Combined Bag

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Pompano Beach Kayak Offshore

I hooked right into a strong fish that was pulling out heavy drag. It felt like an enormous Amberjack that had a aspect jig hook snagged. I was not far off a wreck and the fish had already pulled out about 60ft of line. Miraculously the fish stopped, the line did not break, nor did the hooks straighten out. I began gaining line and was pleasantly stunned to see a pleasant Black Grouper.

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Offshore Key West Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: kayakerinkeywest

Offshore Kayak Fishing

The 300 foot wrecks have been filled with almaco and I acquired 4 out of four. Picked up a small Skipjack on the best way to the 400 foot wreck. As soon as I used to be there, I received an enormous reef donkey on the primary drop and after that didn’t need to fish anymore.

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Key West Kayak Fishing Selection

Florida Sportsman member: kayakerinkeywest

Key West Kayak Fishing

Ton’s of bait on the Atlantic aspect flats so numerous fish just hanging around on the sting of the channels. Numerous fun.

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Boynton Seashore Kayak Kingfish

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

Kayak Kingfish

I launched at the seashore Saturday morning with a number of other kayakers in Boynton. Caught a number of blue runners just off the seashore and headed offshore. Put my largest blue runner out for bait and about 10 minutes later received hit by this 38 pound kingfish. I weighed it on an official scale after I landed, my largest caught on the kayak thus far.

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Newport Richey Kayak Trout

Florida Sportsman member: setting the metal
Newport Richey Kayak Trout

We obtained on the water at high tide and fished the falling tide for about 4 hours. We caught six good trout from 15.5″ to 20″. All have been on shrimp. My girlfriend was fishing a popping cork and I used to be utilizing a cut up shot rig along the underside.

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Boynton Seashore Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid
Boynton Beach Kayak Fishing

Finally, round 2pm, I situated a big faculty of bait with birds working on it. First cross by trolling produced a double strike. The surface bait produced a larger Little Tunny and my deeper bait produced my private greatest for Barracuda: 25lb 12oz.

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Sebastian Paddleboard Fishing: Tarpon Advice

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Sebastian Paddleboard Fishing

For 3 years now, tarpon have given me a match fishing around Sebastian. I’ve accomplished higher this yr with a couple of hook ups. Here’s what I’ve discovered.

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Trustworthy John’s Fish Camp

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Honest John's Fish Camp

Dwayne hooked two reds, a dozen trout and numerous jacks and ladyfish. I hooked around a dozen trout along with plenty of jacks and ladyfish. Trustworthy John’s Fish Camp is a superb spot to get out of the wind and catch a couple of fish.

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Paddleboard Fishing at Riomar Seashore

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

You don’t should paddle out for miles off the seashore to catch fish, forum member palmbeachpete exhibits us in his informative and fascinating video on his experiences while fishing at Riomar in Vero Seashore.

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Hillsboro Offshore Variety

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Complete rely was one Mahi, three Almacos, five Rainbow Runners, one yellowjack, one for two on Amberjack and King Mackerel, 0/1 on sailfish, and half a dozen huge blue runners and small Little Tunnys.

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Fort Pierce Canoe Snook

Florida Sportsman member: Captain_Snook

On a late night time canoe fishing excursion, forum member Captain_Snook had an excellent struggle with 2 lovely slot snook. Seems to be like he gained the battle!

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Pompano Seashore Combined Bag

Florida Sportsman member: John Mckroid

By 6:45 am, I put out my first 2 baits. About 30 minutes later my first strike occurred on the downrigger bait. At shade I might see it was a medium sized kingfish, and at that time a sailfish struck my surface bait. After touchdown the king, I took the other rod out of the rod holder and landed the sailfish.

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Wahoo from the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: John Mckroid

I caught this fish on the primary reside goggle eye bait within the water, drifting in 200 ft of water off Boynton Seashore.

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South Florida Jig Chew

Florida Sportsman member: John Mckroid

Just north of Business pier, the current died out, and I discovered another space to vertical jig. The motion was good for combined almacos and blackfin with an occasional little tunny.

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Sebastian Flats Shock

Florida Sportsman member: RWood Outside

I hit the flats near Sebastian Inlet over the weekend, and was happy to hook up with an acrobatic juvenile tarpon in a spot I often get snook and reds. I also caught a nice bonnethead shark.

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Hillsboro Variety

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

After getting over the shock and disappointment of dropping the outfit with a nice fish on the opposite finish, I tied a stinger rig on my sabiki rod and put another bait out. Twenty minutes later, growth! one other kingfish and this time the result was favorable.

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Mosquito Lagoon Reds

Florida Sportsman member: FL_Native61

Last Saturday was a pleasant calm day once I fished Mosquito Lagoon. The brown algae isn’t getting any better with visibility round 6″, and water ranges the bottom I’ve ever seen. It turned out to be a fantastic day though with 5 redfish landed and I was back on the ramp by 11:00 AM.

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Predators of the Flats

Florida Sportsman member: RWood Outdoor

I had some fun motion on the inshore flats close to Sebastian Inlet. Storms have been threatening, however was capable of get a number of fish before the heavens opened up.

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Wahoo from the Yak

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

Went out of Boynton and drifted all the best way to Palm Seashore with nothing to point out except an enormous yellow jack on the jig early within the day. Was about to name it a day and land on the Breakers once I did slightly little bit of jigging in 60 ft for snapper and seeing if I can get a king on the reef earlier than calling it quits. My stay bait will get hit and you may see the remaining.

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Boynton Seashore Sail

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Hooked a sailfish in 200 ft alongside a weedline, The sailfish sleigh journey led to 470 ft of water where the current was ripping three knots. There were some birds diving close by, a couple of small Blackfin jumping and fish on the meter 120 ft down.

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Beachside Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: RWood Outside

Lightning strikes twice for me this 2016 ocean kayaking season. Obtained my second big tarpon of the yr over the weekend fishing just north of Sebastian Inlet. Trolling Reside atlantic bumpers (horn bellies) for bait.

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New Personal Greatest

Florida Sportsman member: Charlotte

Forum member Charlotte sight fished her new personal greatest trout from her kayak, whereas fishing in Mosquito Lagoon. This fish weighed eight kilos on the fish grip. Nice!

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Kayak Trout Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: Hobie Angler

Prior to now couple of weeks, despite the poor water circumstances at the lagoon, I have discovered that the overall population of seatrout could be very wholesome. I might be flawed, however as far as I can see the fish look very robust. This has been my expertise thus far this summer time.

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Tarpon Sleigh Experience

Florida Sportsman member: QuiksilverIHB

Discussion board member QuiksilverIHB acquired himself a nice tarpon off the seashore by way of paddleboard. We’re positive that was one fun journey. Good fish!

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Personal Greatest

Florida Sportsman member: SpaceCoast Slayer

I slowly waded as much as them making an attempt not to make too much noise after which simply behind them I see a couple pink brooms pop up, very nice reds. At this level, I didn’t even care about these drum. I used to be capable of get within 30 to 40 ft of the tails and laid one in proper in the candy spot on the primary forged.

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Hollywood Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Dude-On-A-Kayak

Went out yesterday afternoon, the king chew was on in 100 ft of water off the Diplomat. I was starting to assume my fish finder sucked, but I started marking fish and dropped the jig proper on them. This was the first time I’ve truly been capable of see several kings chase my jig again to the boat.

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Lagoon Tails

Florida Sportsman member: SpaceCoast Slayer

Once they’re tailing, they’re so wrapped up in what they’re rooting on that the majority fish you literally have to the touch with the lure to get them to notice it. A very good handful of the reds I’ve been catching lately have been cane poled proper along side the kayak close enough to where I can contact them with the rod tip.

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Plan B

Florida Sportsman member: Dude-On-A-Kayak

Without gogs or runners wahoo fishing was questionable. After making an attempt stay pichards + jigging from about 90-200′ I gave up and went backside fishing. I headed to a backside spot off Dania. I hauled in a nice gag on the second drop of my mullet coloured 230 gram “rudo” Jimy jig

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Monster from the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

He has by no means been fishing within the Atlantic Ocean before and had never even been in a kayak before. We have been in 110 ft off Boynton Seashore once I set up his reside bait rig with a reside goggle eye and dropped it in the water. I’m holding the rod explaining how a standard reel works for just a few seconds when the drag starts to tug, then it begins to scream.

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Ozello Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: TightLinesGuy

Made the drive up to Ozello to do some kayak fishing with my Uncle for a number of hours. Beautiful backcountry fishing up there, I don’t do it almost enough.

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Catching off of Hillsboro

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

I scratched up 6 runners and commenced fishing around 7:45am. First bait was not out greater than 15 minutes earlier than it was hit, growth! It acted like an enormous King Mackerel from the very first signature lengthy screeching run.

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Matlacha Snookin’

Florida Sportsman member: ReelFinsFlorida

After an hour or so of no action I ran into a pleasant shoreline with plenty of motion and hooked up to the most important snook I’ve caught off a kayak. What an unimaginable battle off the kayak with mild deal with!

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Hallandale Phin

Florida Sportsman member: Dude-On-A-Kayak

At round 7:30AM I attached with a nice bull dolphin or “mahi”. It ate the first ballyhoo I tossed out in 105′ of water. I feel that’s the shallowest I have ever caught a dolphin. Through the battle I buried a treble hook in my leg (like all the best way in) and lost my sabiki rod. It was another expensive trip, however it was enjoyable.

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All Day AJ’s

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

At one point, I casted out and inside 20 seconds of my jig hitting the water, I used to be bent over on a fish. The fish was peeling line off the reel in the direction of the wreck, so I put some heavy strain on him and he pulled off. I began reeling in, and one other fish smashed the jig, and again pulled off beneath heavy strain. Once I reeled up the jig, it was bent up with a straightened out hook.

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Heavy Wind, Epic Chew

Florida Sportsman member: Rkotinsky

She surfaces and I see an enormous head and large dorsal fins as she circles my kayak. I loosen the drag so as to not lose the fish to a warn leader. She runs again and jumps absolutely out of the water, which isn’t quite common for a snook this measurement.

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Catching Across the Stream

Florida Sportsman member: Cannible

Discussion board member Cannible shared some pictures from his journey to the Bahamas, while fishing the Battle in the Bahamas kayak event.

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Boynton Phin

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

As I was paddling again nearer to the seashore I picked up this mahi in about 150 ft. I headed again to the seashore just as Brian’s shopper hooked as much as a sailfish. Strong day.

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Making an attempt Something New

Florida Sportsman member: anglerbros 7286

Once I bought my kayak the unique plan was to explore new areas and access waters I usually wouldn’t be capable of reach. As an alternative I hold going back to what I’m accustomed to and it appears I’ll never depart. I decided to launch over by Pete’s Pier because it’s so close to all the things. I attempted something new this time and introduced a forged internet together with me and caught some really nice 2 to 4 inch white baitfish.

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A Recent Change

Florida Sportsman member: SpaceCoast Slayer

My first few trips have been pretty productive but the fish actually left so much to be desired within the measurement division. Went out this afternoon and eventually put a couple halfway respectable ones on deck plus method too many dinks to rely.

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Catching off of Boynton

Florida Sportsman member: Pottymouth

We determined to go in shallower, nada. Boat chatter on the radio was the same, nada! Was just about to go out deep when the shoppers rod received tight, king on. The greedy king ate a runner and a jimyjig so he wasn’t going anyplace.

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Dinner and a Present

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Because the present was lifeless, and a fellow kayaker reported some action, I made a decision to go out to 500 ft to attempt for tilefish. I had a good variety of bites on almost each drop, however only managed to catch four.

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Boynton Chew

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Landed one nice almaco in 460 ft, hooked right on the bottom. Continued to float north whereas dragging a flat line bait and vertical jigging inwards from 480 to 180 ft. Metered some fish on the wreck simply north of the inlet, but luck was not with me, I missed a fish on bait and received bit off on the jig the primary cross.

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Mosquito Madness

Florida Sportsman member: SpaceCoast Slayer

Round 11, the wind dropped out and the solar came out good and brilliant. This was the catalyst because the fish began popping up all over the place. We have been on a minimum of 10 separate pods of reds at one time with monster trout combined in.

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Altering Techniques, Catching Fish

Florida Sportsman member: Anna

The tide was excessive once we received into the creek, so we tried our luck working some mud-flats and grass strains with numerous shows, however only taker was a rat pink. After a couple of hours I might tell that my pal was getting just a little annoyed, so it was time to modify gears.

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First Time Fishing the Lagoon

Florida Sportsman member: kingkong954

Nia and I made a decision to benefit from the lengthy weekend and kayak the ‘pole and troll’ zones of the Mosquito Lagoon. It was was our first time there, which suggests I had zero expectations of catching any fish

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First Time Fishing the Lagoon

Florida Sportsman member: kingkong954

Nia and I made a decision to benefit from the long weekend and kayak the ‘pole and troll’ zones of the Mosquito Lagoon. It was was our first time there, which suggests I had zero expectations of catching any fish

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Lauderdale Motion

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

First good strike in 500 ft of water broke off the braid line, should have been a nasty spot within the line. I re-tied and landed a nice blackfin tuna on my very subsequent drop.

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Paddling Sebastian

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Discussion board member palmbeachpete posted an superior video of some good trout and redfish he caught by way of paddleboard. Pete says “January is a great time to paddle the mangroves and hunt redfish. The water is clearing up around Sebastian and the fishing is good.”

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Wintertime Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: harrisa2006

I battled her close quarters and managed to prevail. Feeling good, my casting accuracy obtained higher and made some stellar casts between boats and pilings. I managed to tug out extra snook 26 inch, 24 and a 22 incher. I also received a surprise redfish in addition.

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Pompano Seashore Jigging

Florida Sportsman member: John Mckroid

The current was mild and variable making it straightforward to remain on prime of the marks. A Lot of the marks have been small little tunny(bonito) and enormous blue runners, but sometimes an almaco jack, blackfin tuna or something else would hit the jig.

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Dania Seashore Mahi and Tuna

Florida Sportsman member: kayakfrank

The chew picked up for me between three:30pm and 5:00 pm. I managed to select up an almaco, bonito, another tuna and a pleasant mahi. The mahi hit a stay goggle eye in 250 ft of water. I put the smallest circle hook I had out there and downsized the leader measurement for visibility, it worked out this time.

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Catching with Junior

Florida Sportsman member: SpaceCoast Slayer

We lost a monster drum as properly, 40-50 pounder. I had the web in my hand however he made an enormous surge as he broke the surface and pulled the hook..at the least we received to see him! Had a good time on the market just enjoyable and watching the manatees and dolphins..even heard the drum drumming down there as we have been fishing.

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Offshore Motion

Florida Sportsman member: meckert

We have been truly capable of get offshore at some point final week and fishing was great. Between Eric and I we acquired 3 kings (one being 30lbs) a sail and a pleasant mahi. All fish hit small blue runners in roughly 150 to 200 ft of water.

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First Pink

Florida Sportsman member: SpaceCoast Slayer

The youngsters are out of faculty on christmas break so I figured I might get my boy out on the water in the yaks. He’s still just a little too younger to be concerned about hardcore plastic slinging sort fishing so I just brought him out to the place I knew there were a couple reds and we laid out a couple chunks and relaxed whereas taking within the surroundings.

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Topwater Snookin’

Florida Sportsman member: kwanza98

Forum member kwanza98 put together a cool brief video of an enormous snook destroying a topwater. Good work!

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Scorching Motion earlier than the Chilly

Florida Sportsman member: Spacecoast Slayer

After half an hour of paddling I see a pleasant group of backs breaking the surface. Threw a chartreuse Mr. Wiffelure previous them and whizzed it by and it obtained thumped. Assumed it was going to be a pink but to my shock it was a drum.

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From Daybreak till Dusk

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

In 185 ft of water while approaching an area of feeding birds, the runner rod bent over. A mahi was jumping on the top of the line, and before I might get him landed the opposite reel began screaming.

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Great Day of Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: harrisa2006

Not 20 minutes later I am working a nice choke point and I get crushed again! This time this fish knew instantly one thing wasn’t proper, and ran straight in the direction of the mangroves went approach back in there.

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West Palm Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Pottymouth

We obtained a late begin so we purchased bait as an alternative of catching some. Made it out to the grounds tossed out a livie and commenced jigging. Soon after I hear flip yell out “mahi heading to your gog.”

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Dolphin on the Jig

Florida Sportsman member: meckert

Mine hit a Victory Lures Pink Dart Jig and Adam tossed his gog bug and another Mahi that was swimming by.

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Dania Wahoo

Florida Sportsman member: kayakfrank

I used to be trolling a Yozuri Crystal Minnow and a blue runner. Just as quickly as I reached 60 ft, the Yozuri obtained smacked. The fish made some exhausting runs earlier than tiring down a bit, just enough to let me glimpse at the largest kingfish I had seen subsequent to my kayak.

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Starting November Proper

Florida Sportsman member: jcanracer

We have been considering of calling it a day by 11am, but out of nowhere my last, close to-lifeless, goggle eye acquired smacked and I was onto mahi quantity two. As with earlier than, the fish did not need to come into the kayak. This time the mahi, after being landed, made a heroic leap back into the water!

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Pompano Combined Bag

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

After filling up with runners, I started fishing at 7:30am and there was no current, rain, but thankfully a bit wind and frequent faculties of child bonitas breaking the water feeding. Fish bit good on runners for about two and a half hours.

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Jiggin’ em Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Whelan

Launched with Paul from Boyton this morning. Caught all of my fish on a JimyJig Japo in the shade punk pink.

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Boynton Drift

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

I hit the water at six to mullet everywhere in the surf with runners, ladyfish and bluefish chasing them. Mullet have been jumping into my kayak and I used to be even capable of scoop some out of the water by hand. Acquired out and put a stay runner on a rip in 130 ft and shortly acquired hit by a king.

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Banana River Action

Florida Sportsman member: AceDawg

Black drum have been additionally scattered in small faculties in about two ft of water, just barely breaking the surface with their tails. The full for the day ended with 17 reds, 2 trout, 1 tarpon, and a couple of black drum.

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Pompano Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: jcanracer

We determine to pitch some lures that option to play with them for some time but they only wouldn’t hit anything greater than the white fry they have been apparently chasing. As we have been giving up on this space I see a mahi bounce behind and to my left, then I see it leap again, and I take a look at my rod as it then bends over and begins to go off!

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Bulls from the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: SpaceCoast Slayer

We poled round in the murk for three hours without seeing a single fish. I lastly ran into one, virtually literally however with the acute murkiness it didn’t see me. I flipped my Pearl White MrWiffelure three ft past the fish and proceeded to tear it back to me and he crushed five ft from the boat.

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Boynton Tunas

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

A couple of guys received some kings early within the morning but the reside bait drift was principally sluggish regardless of bait balls in all places. I went out a bit of deeper to 315-325 ft and located some tuna. Caught a number of and headed in to make it to work by midday.

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Doubled up

Florida Sportsman member: meckert

Forum member meckert put collectively a video of some good sails caught by way of kayak. Nice work!

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Personal Greatest

Florida Sportsman member: TideUp

The water got here on up and my go to spot was wanting right so moved over there and bam caught a nice spotted purple really fast. While dehooking him, I heard a monster slam across the bend so I grabbed the spook jr. And waded across the nook for a forged.

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Pompano Combined Bag

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Small Almacos bit nicely on the vertical jigs, one drop caught two jacks on one jig. Complete catch for the day included 10 Almacos, two cudas, a bonita and a yellowtail snapper taken in 200 ft of water on the vertical jig.

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Boynton Bull

Florida Sportsman member: meckert

Forum member meckert shared a current video he put collectively. He caught two nice dolphin off of Boynton and Lake Value, on a velocity jig and a blue runner. Good work!

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Tampa Bay Tailers

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

I appeared on the tide tables and found some good low tides occurring after working hours. Launched two hours before low tide and labored my means out to the flats. Saw dozens of mullet faculties along the best way none of which contained any pink fish.

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Flamingo Reds

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

At present went a lot better. Lastly acquired my first Florida redfish and my first redfish from the kayak. I caught two redfish, one mangrove snapper and two jack crevelle, my buddy caught one juvenile tarpon, six redfish, and a handful of mangrove snapper.

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Paddling the Banana River

Florida Sportsman member: AceDawg

The chew is strong from 6am until about 830. It slows down but continues to be attainable to catch fish. One of the final reds I caught was right alongside the shoreline as I was heading back in around 1130. I saw a splash out of the corner of my eye and it appeared like he was doing backflips in the water.

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Flood Tide By way of Paddleboard

Florida Sportsman member: Jettyrat3200

Discussion board member Jettyrat3200 lately acquired on some nice reds from the paddleboard. Fishing the flood tides, flies have been the ticket to getting the chew.

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Mill Cove Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: jacqueo

I should have hit the purple on the top as I threw it because inside seconds my line was screaming. 20 inch pink into the cooler! Sure!

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Huge Woman from the Groves

Florida Sportsman member: harrisa2006

I positioned my yak to make a couple of good forged and my second forged in, I get thumped by a strong snook. I solely had 20 pound chief but this fish needed to play cover and seek within the mangroves so I had to get down and soiled together with her and pull her out from underneath the mangroves twice! I landed her after a pair minutes and she or he hit the tape at 34 inches, but actually really fat!

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Banana River Combined Bag

Florida Sportsman member: AceDawg

After messing with them for a bit began heading again south scouting the shoreline and started recognizing fins cruising the shore. Reds have been scattered all through alongside the shore and buried in grass. Caught 7 on my means back down earlier than getting caught in a storm. Hunkered down within the mangroves and sat it out for an hour.

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Vilano from the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: kayakling

For about an hour giant faculties of spanish mackerel have been about destroying bait. After tearing by way of a few of those and some bluefish I slowly began to float back to the bridge. Hit up my favorite spots on the best way and only managed smaller jacks.

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A Drift with Associates

Florida Sportsman member: kayakfrank

We planned a drift a number of days back, and some good fish have been caught. Steve killed it on the market with a sailfish, tuna and a kingfish.

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Good Day in the Bay

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

After a couple of casts my lure will get inhaled and I’ve a nice fish on. She goes airborne and a nice battle ensues with an excellent measurement snook. She heads for the mangroves and I stop her, she jumps many times then goes beneath my kayak. I slowly work her and she or he tires and I measure her out to 34 inches.

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Pompano Blackfins

Florida Sportsman member: John McKoid

Climate was flat calm, however sadly the weeds have been nonetheless a problem, causing fouled baits. Present was not too robust, however discovered a definite present break in about 120 ft of water, fished it for awhile with no luck. Saw a number of small blackfins leaping and jigged up one in about 175 ft of water.

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Tarpon on the Bridge

Florida Sportsman member: harrisa2006

I used to be capable of fish the final of the outgoing, and the start of the incoming and the chew was on immediately! Was capable of stick four fish, 2 of which absolutely faculty me around pilings, and a couple of that I used to be capable of put the boots to in tight quarters and get them to the boat!

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Fort Pierce Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: inshore dave

I was casting a DOA Cal underneath the mangrove overhangs once I had an enormous explosion as quickly because it hit the water. Nicely, after a 20 minute battle I landed by largest snook thus far.

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Sunset Reds

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

Placed on my favourite sardine lure for a number of extra last casts into some mangrove edges within the hopes of saving the day with at the very least one keeper sized fish. My fish was granted once I forged into one of many few weedless edges on the bottom of a mangrove island. Lastly a superb onerous hit and the sound of drag with the top outcome being a nice 24 inch fatty pink fish.

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Sebastian Offshore By way of Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: fyshfynder

Next trip was solo a few mile South of the inlet. Wasn’t much happening. Saw some birds method out, so I began paddling. Fish have been busting underneath the birds. Tossed a stay mojarra into the frenzy and acquired an enormous bonito that snapped my rod at the boat.

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First Sailfish

Florida Sportsman member: Tuffstang

After my second drop the drag clicker on my reside bait began screaming. Dropped lever into strike and started cranking. It was only a lifeless weight no pull or flutter on the road. We went from depths of 200 ft to 400 ft in minutes when the sail leaped out and danced throughout the water. A pair more leaps and actually leaping over Devodud’s bow, the sail tired out.

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Silver Kings from the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: mjrudd1

During my latest visit to Florida, I went after tarpon principally. Caught a couple of and had a great time. I favor chasing them in shallow water but received to go the place they are, not where they aren’t. It will get actually crowded out there, over 50 boats fishing the identical area and often I’m the one kayak.

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Vilano Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: kayakling

On my final forged after about three hours there I did stick an previous nasty redfish. I helped him out and cleared some previous rigs out from his mouth, medium effort measure within the Hobie was close to 42 inches. Left with a few respectable flounder, additionally caught whiting, pigfish, ladyfish.

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Tuna on the Drift

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

Made 2 drifts for two bonita and hooked and lost something greater. It was too exhaustive to attempt to make another wreck drift ( present was around 2.5 knots). Put out the reside flying fish and it didn’t take lengthy to get eaten.

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Banana River Selection

Florida Sportsman member: AceDawg

Acquired a wide variety of bites in the Banana River right now. In complete 6 reds, a small snook, 2 juvenile tarpon, my buddy obtained a nice black drum on a mirrolure (of all things for them to hit, haven’t seen that earlier than) and a handful of trout.

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Shallow Water Reds

Florida Sportsman member: SnookStack

Through the lowlight morning hours synthetic baits have been producing fish on the flats of Tampa. With the grass grown in it’s been a weightless, weedless setup for my selection artificial setup. Later in the day, I’ve been working the late evening incoming by way of excessive tide with reduce mullet.

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Tampa Bay Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

I depart the oyster flat and work another channels and choke points and land another nice 23 inchred fish. With the day coming to an finish I attempt my snook hole and work it from each angle. My lure will get completely annihilated and it seems like what I hope to be my first 40 plus inch snook.

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Canoeing with the Spouse

Florida Sportsman member: Bush Whacker

Fortunately the rain stayed over in the direction of the barrier islands the whole time we have been out. We paddled south and tried the deeper flats for a bit with nothing but a number of small trout. We then determined to whack the bushes. And that’s where things lit up.

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Boca to Boynton Drift

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

There was some regular motion together with an enormous reef donkey that acquired away. Catches included 2 bonita, 2 small amicos, a small blackfin, a king and mutton. All caught on jigs apart from the mutton.

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NMZ Fun

Florida Sportsman member: AceDawg

I hit the Banana River at present out of Kars Park. Caught 6 reds and three snook for the day. First time I’ve caught a snook, great battle. Pretty good day although the wind just hasn’t given up.

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Good Chew on the Drift

Florida Sportsman member: kitesfr

As we passed the inlet, I hooked into one thing that made my reel scream pretty good. I felt a little bit of a head shake, so I assumed I had an enormous massive bonito. He stored taking line and giving me a bit back. I finally acquired a glimpse of it and thought I saw stripes!

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Coot Bay Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: Tnolaninc

I used to be capable of land an honest micro-poon in the morning on a hand tied fly, jumped perhaps 5 extra on synthetic Zman baits rigged weedless and on a DOA 1/8 jig, Landed 4 snook one in every of respectable measurement.

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Jacksonville Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: unincom

Ultimately the tarpon found out which path it needed to go and pulled my anchor free from the bank and began taking me south. It pulled me back right into a aspect creek above a submerged sandbar, which was a blessing because it allowed to to hop out of the kayak and struggle it standing up.

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Backwater Action

Florida Sportsman member: cbmdk86

Been getting the snook and reds on the four inch MrWiffelure Shad within the white/hearth tail and straight pink colours. This can be a killer lure and the snook hit it like it owes em cash. Since I’ve started throwing it, it has undoubtedly helped me put extra snook on deck.

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Fort Pierce Backcountry

Florida Sportsman member: evergladeskid243

Picked up a redfish as I started to make my exit out of my spot, blind casting every mangrove shoreline with a topwater, hoping to hook a snook as grand as the one who had left me in despair earlier.

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After Work Pink

Florida Sportsman member: jacqueo

I threw just past the place all the commotion was and worked it back over all the bait ruckus, when slam! It took off underneath my kayak, to the left, to the proper, around in a circle, all of the whereas I’m cursing like a sailor at the fish.

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Clapboard Creek Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: jacqueo

That’s once I remembered that I had a pedal drive and could simply troll as an alternative of sitting in a single place preventing the skunk. Threw a mud minnow onto a jig, forged it behind me and began working the grassline. Inside one minute I had an amazing chew and pulled in my personal greatest flounder.

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African Pompano from the Yak

Florida Sportsman member: lmp1978

Discussion board member lmp1978 caught a stud african pompano by way of kayak, off of the seashores of Dania Seashore. Not solely do african pompano pull onerous, they’re nice table fare.

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New Private Greatest

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

I loosened the drag a bit so as not to have the hooks bend or the fish pull free. After three minutes of getting no where with the fish it lastly got here into view and knew it was a new private greatest pink. Now the strain was on me to land the fish for some footage and entry into the 30 inch membership.

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Bahamas Fun

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

The weather was good, little little bit of offshore wind on day one of the event, however general very manageable compared to Florida.

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Dinner and a Show

Florida Sportsman member: sake138

We met the bait guy on the water around 730. The present was pretty robust and so was the wind. We ended up drifting north about 7 miles! I acquired two mahi mahi, one being a 50 inch bull, and my first sail on a yak!

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West Central Kingfish on a Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: harrisa2006

Getting a kingfish on the west coast, from a kayak, not the simplest activity. When you think about relative quick migration, dirty Gulf water, days off from work, mixed with hoping for good circumstances, and getting your bait to stay as soon as one decides to eat, the chances could be stacked towards us!

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Indian River Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: Rulesman69

The bait was in all places within the cove. Started throwing chrome Twitchin’ Raps, 10:15, bam! Watched a 3 pound trout come up and slam the Rap proper by the boat. 10:35, wham, huge fish on, fought it to the boat and landed and launched one other trout about 7 kilos.

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Snook Crammed Weekend

Florida Sportsman member: Silent snooker

Went again up to the Loxahatchee River hoping to play with a number of the small snook we have been catching two weeks in the past and was fortunate sufficient to seek out more higher and over slot snook than small ones.

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West Palm Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Pottymouth

Forum member PottyMouth and pal, Flip obtained out and caught some good fish off of Palm Seashore, also dropping a couple of to the tax man.

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Good Luck within the Bluewater

Florida Sportsman member: Temensisyakfishing

I put the jigging rod within the flush mount rod holder, and I seize the rod once I see this beast leaping out of the water!. let me say that I can rely the occasions I have gone out offshore with my fingers and that is my second sailfish ever, so it is superb to catch one.

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Catching within the Kayak Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Nick561

Discussion board member Nick561 acquired into some fish offshore lately on his kayak.

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Brother’s First

Florida Sportsman member: frankthetank

Discussion board member frankthetank acquired out together with his brother just lately and caught some fish. Fishing off of Boynton, not solely did his brother catch his first sailfish, they caught 6 blackfin tunas as nicely. Nice!

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Snook Island

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

I had fished there many occasions before without a lot luck however it had been some time and decided to offer it a shot. We solely fished for about an hour and a half but I managed to get 2 for two on the beneath-slot snook. First one was about 23 inches and second one was about 25.

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Wintertime Bruiser

Florida Sportsman member: harrisa2006

I moved on, shifting additional up the canal and observed I was sitting in 10+ ft of water, but I might see the underside, up near the mangroves not removed from me, so I knew there was a drop off, and with the water by the mangroves not shifting almost as fast because the channel, I figured it was a superb ambush spot.

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Ozello Reds

Florida Sportsman member: TideUp

I fished around a lot of the morning with none bites fishing deeper cuts and drops around the space with no luck. Spooked a number of reds after lunch in shallow flats so I changed my technique and began sight fishing.

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Loxahatchee Snookin’

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Discussion board member palmbeachpete put together a video of him wrestling with some nice snook on his paddleboard within the Loxahatchee River.

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First Slam

Florida Sportsman member: MSW_SatelliteBeach

Espresso now cold and I’m questioning why, after years of catching trout with no drawback, I can’t find any. Wind begins blowing me off the bank I’m following just as I toss out a forged. Regulate kayak, reel line in to tighten slack on the rod and just as the mirrodine hits the highest of the water, BAM!

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Sebastian Inshore

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Forum member palmbeachpete exhibits what Sebastian has to offer for the paddling angler. Launching at Riverview park, he will get into some fish and provides some useful ideas and directions.

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Fishing the Backwater

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

One specific space had a variety of mullet activity and one of the best water move within the speedy space. We each continued to land more small snook and labored the world arduous given all the exercise. Nicely it lastly paid off when mama snook showed up for the social gathering together with her 32 inches of glory!

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Chokoloskee By way of Paddleboard

Florida Sportsman member: Lurchy

I fished the entire incoming and a part of the outgoing within the maze of creeks and bars to the WSW of Choko. Saw some reds throughout the day, and obtained an honest one close to the top of the day. I saw him move off a oyster bar and beneath some groves, pitched a gulp and he ate.

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Sanibel Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

Fan casted the world with my paddle tail jig and had a hit or miss from an excellent sized trout. Convinced that there needed to be some huge fish within the area I gave one last forged with my Rapala and it paid off with a strong hit and an enormous run in the direction of the mangroves.

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Backcountry Tenting and Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: Native21

We went again to the spot we originally worked and the poons have been thick. We caught several more and jumped many more, the snook have been combined in as nicely so we have been also pulling them out. We fished until about 4pm and made our strategy to our camp space.

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Skinny Water Bulls

Florida Sportsman member: cbmdk86

We truly had a sweet double hookup at this level however his pulled the hook. After a quick photograph op with my fish, Neil was attached once more within two minutes and after a half hour battle put his redzilla within the yak. The girth on his fish was unreal, it was 35 pounds plus and wholesome.

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Destructive Tides and Chewing Fish

Florida Sportsman member: SnookStack

I planned on scouting reds either tailing or pushing water on the flats. As I moved out onto the flat, I was immediately gratified by seeing a bunch of single reds pushing wakes and leaving proof of redfish with trails of dust.

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Pine Island Trout and Reds

Florida Sportsman member: JoeyHotFizzle

Forum member JoeyHotFizzle shared his current kayak trip, fishing in Pine Island. Throwing a mix of artificials, he was capable of fool some good trout and redfish. Nice work!

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Avoiding the Wind and Catching Fish

Florida Sportsman member: C Dog

Onerous to describe my emotions once I saw it wasn’t a purple, nevertheless it was the most important trout I had ever seen.

I didn’t have a scale or a tape measure. However utilizing my previous bass fishing days as a reference, I might say it was a lunker at the very least 6 to 8 kilos, at the least 26 inches, and fat!

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Glades Slam

Florida Sportsman member: Native21

Listed here are a couple of fish from the day that helped me catch a slam. Though the poons had me numbered I jumped about 10 and happened to land the micro but none the less a slam. Snook have been all over the place in that spot and it appeared like every other forged I used to be hooking up.

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Kayak Bassin’

Florida Sportsman member: inshore dave

To say that the day was stellar is an understatement. Between Steve and I we caught over 75 fish. Most have been dinks within the 1-2 pound vary with a very good mixing of three pounders too. We also caught fish from just over four pounds to the most important caught by me at eight pounds 6 ounces.

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Night Time Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: frankthetank

I managed to return tight on a 50 to 60 pound fish that fought arduous to get away. But after an extended and intense struggle, I acquired my image and released the fish with good power. After resetting the strains we had a number of missed hits and with the final bait I hooked a monster over 150 however wasn’t prepared and after a minute long term my leader popped.

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Making an attempt a New Spot

Florida Sportsman member: YaknYeti

I started working the islands on this space and as I made my approach round certainly one of them something exploded on my DOA Shrimp. I assumed it was a pink at first as a result of it wouldn’t present itself and stored making long runs. Seems it was a nice Snook.

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Crystal River Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

Pushed additional out in the direction of the gulf and found a nice channel with depths from 3 to 4 ft and water temperatures close to 70 degrees. Switched to a RipTide mullet paddle tail with 1/four ounce jig head so as to work the channel deeper and commenced touchdown trout after trout.

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Last Journey of the Yr

Florida Sportsman member: lmp1978

Forum member lmp1978 obtained out one final time before the yr ends and he went out with a bang. Lovely fish and great work.

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Bradenton Trout Chew

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

I tossed my RipTide mullet with 1/4 ouncesjig head into a channel chokepoint and out of the depths just a few ft from my yak a large trout inhaled the lure. It was an awesome sight to behold given it’s above average measurement and the visual offered after hours of fruitless fishing. For the subsequent few hours I labored the world and landed over a dozen or more trout and restricted out with four nice keepers.

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Day Saver

Florida Sportsman member: Pottymouth

Discussion board member Pottymouth and a few buddies acquired out just lately to chase some fish offshore. The chew was sluggish although that they had stay mullet and greenies, but this good sailfish saved the day. Tight work!

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Bringing House Dinner

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

The one cigar minnow that I caught did not last 5 minutes in the water before being inhaled by a mahi. I feel a tank filled with pilchards would have produced a number of Dorados. Trolled fairly a bit with the blue runners on the lookout for a wahoo, only to catch another shark. Despite the fact that it was relatively unproductive, it was a pleasing day on the water.

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First Time Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: peacockbass921

I’ve finished freshwater and inshore and I’ve completed fairly good thus far. Offshore was all the time behind my thoughts and I undoubtedly needed to attempt it. After declining a couple of invitations, as a result of I didn’t have any gear, I decided to go for it.

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Drum on Synthetic

Florida Sportsman member: cbmdk86

Saw what I assumed was an enormous pink about 75 ft away on a transitional edge. I pitched a copper coloured Banks Lures Pimpin Shrimp with a dab of Blue Crab Professional-Remedy at it, and the fish fortunately mowed it down.

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Bulls from the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: cbmdk86

My buddy Geoff and I received out not too long ago and performed with some respectable sized ocean Reds. They have been thick and we received a pleasant day of sleigh rides in change for our sizable paddle to the spot.

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Catching Them in the Rain

Florida Sportsman member: meckert

Went offshore this past Sunday, it was rainy and overcast all morning but the seas have been flat. Managed to get a sail, small tuna and this good mahi.

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Kayak Blackfins

Florida Sportsman member: BOGEY

Went out yesterday round 1p.m. from Dania. Was solely out for 3 hours in 280 to 320 ft of water. I caught these dangerous boys plus some smaller ones that I let go. It was an superior day of fishing, no present, 5 knot winds, and the water was like glass.

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Late Season Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: Captain Ross

So, at about 1am I made a 15 mile hike to another location and splashed in. As we rolled up, fish have been comfortable and popping on prime. On Zack’s first forged, he hooked and landed this respectable tarpon on a 7inch Bone Hogy Unique.

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Busting Them off Boynton

Florida Sportsman member: Pottymouth

Arrange our drift and nothing. Hours went by and never a nibble. So I made a decision to attempt an old-fashioned trick and 5 minutes, later a fish was on!

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Epic SouthShore Redfishing

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

What ensued subsequent was simply superb, as I worked the GOLD spoon with arduous violent twitches I had an ensemble of jacks and reds comply with the spoon, some got here inside 4 ft of my yak! The more durable I labored the spoon the extra fish that followed it, unfortunately the jacks are quicker fish and grab the lure first so I made a decision to toss out more reduce pinfish.

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Foolin’ with Artificial

Florida Sportsman member: nwxnw

Discussion board member nwxnw defined that he has been fishing reside bait primarily for the past yr, but just lately has resorted to artificials, with nice success! Nice work.

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Sails for All

Florida Sportsman member: Pottymouth

Two shoppers, one from Colorado the other from Canada flew down for one thing, a South Florida sailfish lap dance. They gave me four days to place em on sailfish, we received it finished the primary day trip and went 3 for three.

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Kayak Fishing Yankeetown

Florida Sportsman member: TideUp

I ended up finding a ravishing shell flat that produced huge time. There have been small faculties of black drum and sheepshead in all places simply waving their tails at me asking for a exact forged! I ended up catching more black drum than I needed but managed to dodge a number of to seek out some good sheepies.

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Sailin’ off Boynton

Florida Sportsman member: Nick561

Inside 10 minutes considered one of Robs shoppers hooks up on a sail and it was off to the races. whereas they played with that I managed to lose three jigs to to cutoffs. I finally began jigging up some small blackfins.

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Amberjack From the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: Janos

Discussion board member Janos lately caught his first amberjack, and a reasonably nice one at that. He was fishing from his kayak in 230 ft of water off of Dania, the fish ate a 7 ounce jig.

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South Seashore Snook and Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: Poseidon10/31

Fished this am with Mapache Mike in Authorities Minimize. No bait pods, fortunately I introduced some mullet for us. We landed a couple snook in quick order on the mouth of the inlet. He had to take off so I decided to escape the sharks and sluggish troll a hog leg mullet down the seashore.

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Runners off Boynton

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

I used to be drifting 2 reside goggle eyes close to the skycliff when the rainbow runners hit both my baits concurrently. I used to be lucky to land the smaller one, then seize the opposite rod out of the holder and land the bigger one which had hooked itself.

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Offshore Action within the Yaks

Florida Sportsman member: Ericjames22

Forum member Ericjames22 acquired into some good pelagics these days, and occurred to film it. Massive Kingfish, Double hook ups on sails and extra, all from the kayaks!

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South Florida Snakehead Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: peacockbass921

I really like the small Ribbit frogs, black or inexperienced in shade and utilizing 6/0 Owner hooks for them. Small frog, huge hook, this enables the Snakehead to take the whole frog and will increase the probabilities of hooking them to about 75 %.

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Dania ICW Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: peacockbass921

After 30 minutes, right earlier than slack tide was there my line went tight and I began preventing an enormous fish. My target was tarpon so I was considering TARPON! But because it didn’t bounce I knew it was an enormous snook.

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Yankeetown Yakin’

Florida Sportsman member: TideUp

We paddled out to our first spot around 9:30 to easily catch a pair rats and get gear tuned in for later spots. My first forged with the spoon landed a bit pink so I knew it was going to be a productive day.

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South Florida Sail

Florida Sportsman member: bluewateryak13

What an superior day on the water. It’s been some time since having a pleasant calm sunny day of fishing. Relatively quiet, however undoubtedly a memorable day as this can be a first for me.

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Chasing Tarpon, Catching Snook

Florida Sportsman member: lmp1978

I went to Dania cutoff canal, on the lookout for tarpon and I finish it up catching this beauty. 39 inch snook, this guy was fortunately launched back in the water.

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Indian River Bruiser

Florida Sportsman member: davederb

We took a escape close to Pelican Island, when on the best way again to our launch point, my reside bait rod starts screaming. He instantly begins yelling shark, we have been pleasantly stunned as this is my largest snook yet from a kayak which measured 37 inches.

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Snook Saves the Day

Florida Sportsman member: Nick561

The weatherman was improper. Wind was blowing and the waves have been pounding. About to name it a day till rob says “I got a plan B”. So off to his spot and positive enough it paid off. I acquired a nice 40″ snook that was a fatty and rob attached but the hook pulled on what I feel was a tarpon.

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Making it Happen off of Pompano

Florida Sportsman member: John McKroid

At deep shade, I might see it was an extended slender bluish silver fish, and since I was out past normal kingfish territory, anticipation of a wahoo was excessive. About 10 minutes later she was on the gaff, 53 inches and 32 pounds! It was a total rush!

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Boca Wahoo

Florida Sportsman member: AC_Yak

Weeds have been a huge situation right now with stay baiting so i decided to arrange store and spool the baits out in order that they wouldn’t get weeded as dangerous. I’ve discovered this tactic to be extraordinarily impact in the morning hours when the fish are aggressively feeding.

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Reds in the Grass

Florida Sportsman member: Maverick

I exploit the yak to get shut, very quietly, then slip out and wade to the fish. Makes it quite a bit easier to make a superb presentation to the fish with a fly, particularly on this wind. The fish have been hungry and aggressive. I only spooked 1 or 2 with the line.

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Treasure Coast Snook and Reds

Florida Sportsman member: evergladeskid243

I made a pair more passes via the world having many strikes, wakes, and blow ups but no connections. Lastly related with a strong fish round that pulled me around and gave my stradic 3000 and 10 pound braid a great workout.

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Summer time Slammin’

Florida Sportsman member: Devodud

We set out in a southeasterly path at dawn and stopped in 150 ft of water. As soon as we stopped my stay bait rod will get slammed. It ends up being my largest kingfish of the day. Inside 5 minutes Suede lands a kingfish that might be the twin to mine.

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Summertime Kayak Chew

Florida Sportsman member: evergladeskid243

Discovered no shortage of baby tarpon feeding up within the shadows of the mangrove overhangs and culvert outflows. I caught plenty of these little guys on each spin and on the 8wt on these small minnow patterns I have been tying, and on my new favorite lure I made a decision to attempt randomly, the Vudu shrimp.

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Matlacha Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: jocofi

We made a trip to Matlacha with huge hopes of tarpon. They laughed round throughout us a lot of the day. We even received an in depth up take a look at one which was sniffing round shallow waters. He appeared so intensely targeted on the grass bed he didn’t discover that he got here within a number of ft of our kayaks.

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Wahoo from the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: Captain Yak

I was dropping line fast, so I began pedaling to chase him down. The fish got here to the surface and circled about 15 ft away. I noticed the unmistakably tiger stripes and my adrenaline skyrocketed! The wahoo made a deep run and I slowly labored him up tail wrapped. After about 40 minutes, I gaffed him and brought him up.

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Night Time Snook Chew

Florida Sportsman member: AC_YaK

Thus far I’ve obtained over 10 snook over the 38 inch mark. All fish have been caught in Boynton Spillway after sun down. All this rain has acquired the water shifting pretty fast via the flood gates and it really heats up the chew.

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Tampa Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

My yak buddy made his approach over to a deeper spot and hooked into multiple redfish and gave me a call to maneuver on in. After touchdown his 4th fish, I did not get a single hit with any of my lures; he continued to catch and launch over the subsequent hour.

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Sashimi and Sail

Florida Sportsman member: timmcollins

Forum member timmcollins and buddies had a successful time without work of Boynton. Not only did they boat a gorgeous sailfish, additionally they caught a 35 inch black fin tuna for dinner. Good!

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Huge King off Boynton

Florida Sportsman member: 1OzLead

Early on we trolled to 180 ft and located some scattered weeds and stuff was happening right here and there. After some drops we determined to maneuver to 220 ft and Gio calls out fish on! Some time later Gio calls a king and we get collectively to gaff it and convey the catch in my bag.

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Slammin’ within the Yak

Florida Sportsman member: summer time daze

My prime water plug was getting crushed just about each throw. Greatest fish of the day was a 39 inch snook. Caught plenty of snook and trout and one redfish to finish the inshore slam. The most important trout was 25 inches. Released every part except the large trout.

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Massive Fish off of Boynton

Florida Sportsman member: Nick561

So I send the bait out whereas considering how pissed I’m going to be once I lose one other fish, I used to be in that mood. Nicely earlier than I do know it, a sail is cat strolling right at me and I see my line slack, Fish on!

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Dania Wahoo

Florida Sportsman member: kayakfrank

Anyhow, found a pleasant north stream between 250 to 300 ft, and commenced jigging between these depths solely. I couldn’t capture on movie the primary couple minutes of the long term. I used to be busy simply making an attempt to keep my concentrate on having a superb hookset. I assumed I misplaced the fish, as he began to swim towards me. That’s the place the brief video clip begins

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Destin Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: jmj75

Discussion board member jmj75 shared an excellent video, kayak fishing off of Destin. Amberjacks, snappers and a nice tuna to prime it off. Good work!

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A Recap

Florida Sportsman member: mangohunter11

Discussion board member mangohunter11 decided to submit some footage recapping current fishing trips. Nice images and good fish!

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South Seashore Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: Poseidon10/31

I made a decision to start out taking size and girth measurements of my tarpon so I might better calibrate my eye when judging weights of fish. I haven’t measured a fish in so long, I wasn’t positive if I was accurately judging weights.

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Flamingo Kayak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: BigGuyinaLittleBoat

My lure will get inhaled, I set the hook, and a 50 pound tarpon erupts. It’s not even mild out but, welcome to Flamingo! After the preliminary bounce it stays in the water and ends up just dragging me alongside the shoreline towing me like I’m not even there. After getting drug back a half mile the best way I came I put too much strain on my 20 pound braid and broke him off.

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Everglades Journey

Florida Sportsman member: jvanpelt

Subsequent it was my turn. As I sat and watched I observed a small pod of tarpon feeding on some bait up towards the mangrove shoreline. I via my Riptide Flats Chub past the pod and started to shortly retrieve it. I used to be instantly rewarded with an aerial display of another juvenile tarpon.

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Paddling off of Pompano

Florida Sportsman member: Captain Yak

I shortly threw the goggle eye back within the bucket and commenced preventing. After about 10 minutes with several gaff misses, I shortly realized that it’s time for a longer gaff. I lastly acquired it which ended up being a nice 42 inch king, my private greatest.

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A Week within the Glades

Florida Sportsman member: jvanpelt

Day 1 was spent in a canal system that I was accustomed to however had never fished. We launched our kayaks and have been instantly met with rolling tarpon.

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Boynton Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

We head to deeper water and proceed jigging and drifting. I hook up to one thing huge until it breaks my 30 pound check line. Seconds later my gog will get smoked in 180 ft. Nice blackfin in the boat after a brief struggle.

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N.M.Z. Monster

Florida Sportsman member: RiverRat321

I casted my line out and let it sit for a second while I took a sip of my beverage and BOOM not even 5 minutes I used to be hooked as much as the most important fish I’ve caught so far unknowingly. The drag was screaming like no different. I set it as tight and attainable without there being an excessive amount of rigidity for my line to interrupt.

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Vilano Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: kayakling

A large shark (probably) did wind up eating a ladyfish half Drew was drifting, he began getting towed however as he added some strain it broke off. At round 10:30 we decided to go over to the bridge. I caught a pleasant 6 pound flounder (my largest) immediately but then in addition to ladyfish and jacks that was really it for an extended whereas.

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Kayak Kings

Florida Sportsman member: meckert

Discussion board member meckert received into some nice kingfish lately from his kayak. Despite the storms chasing him off the water. Nice work!

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Wahoo from the Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: Pottymouth

Discussion board member Pottymouth caught this good wahoo from his kayak. Fishing off of Pompano Seashore with stay bait produced the fish. Nice work!

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Siesta Key Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: strangeBrue

Finally obtained my new Predator wet off the seashore for slightly tarpon fishing. I’ve been watching guys get dragged around for years and eventually received my probability. I had a bunch of photographs all through the morning and eventually acquired one to eat a whitebait round 9:30. It was quite a journey.

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Slammin’ before the Storm

Florida Sportsman member: SlamPiece

then received into a number of faculties that have been interested, caught 6 reds up to 32 inches on Gulp!, jerk baits, and stay mullet. Additionally saw several tarpon and hooked as much as no less than 8 or 9 occasions with no success but then i lastly landed one! Additionally caught a number of trout to complete a not so widespread slam for me.

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Boynton Sail

Florida Sportsman member: Produkt

We head out straight east and deploy our gogs at 80 ft. We make it to 250-ish and I hear my drag pull just a little. I take a look at it again and it pulls just a little extra. Simply as I’m about to select it up I see a monster sailfish leap 30 yards away and my drag goes off. 30 to40 minutes later I have a huge sail in my lap.

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Emerald Coast Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: brunyan

Had a great time with a getaway to the Emerald Coast for opening of Snapper Season. First day went four for 4 on snapper (stored 2) and 1 for 1 on kings. Actually stunned we didn’t get into extra kings that day. Second day caught a brief gag, 2 brief purple snapper, 1 vermilion snapper, and a king.

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Kayak Trout

Florida Sportsman member: inshore dave

I spent the night time at my buddy Stan’s place Sunday night time. Awoke early to fish the Indian River at Hutchinson Island with Stan and his girlfriend Tammy. Circumstances have been good with winds out of the East from 5 to 15 knots and a wind ripple in the water. Caught my largest trout to date-27 three/4 inches long and a fat 6 pounds.

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Dania Jumbos

Florida Sportsman member: frankthetank

discussion board member frankthetank crushed the large blackfin tuna this weekend by way of kayak. Fishing off of Dania with reside goggle eye produced fish as much as 27 kilos!

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Tangling with Tarpon

Florida Sportsman member: Skunklife

Discussion board member Skunklife acquired down the keys lately and received into the tarpon! Going two for 2 from kayaks, whereas fishing channel edges. Tight work!

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N.M.Z. Bull

Florida Sportsman member: LilTucci

I pull up my park n pole and put together for the sleigh journey! 5 minutes go by with this fish tearing off 20 pound braid and dragging my loaded down professional angler no drawback, I achieve slightly bit of line and eventually get a glimpse of the fish because it breaks the floor within the distance. These purple scales shimmering in the solar gave it away and I instantly knew this was a strong bull pink! For sure at this point I am grinning ear to ear as for this reason we came right here.

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Slaying the Southshore

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

Managed to land a small snook and a 24 inch keeper pink before having to take cowl from the lightning for a few hours. After the storms pale, high tide approached and I started working the mangroves with the stay goal scaled sardine.

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Bluewater Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: LilTucci

Trolled for somewhat over an hour and had the nice surprise of having a 10 foot hammerhead circle my kayak a pair occasions earlier than he determined to destroy my flat line and take me for a sleigh experience for a few minutes. Thankfully the line snapped before he spooled me. Peddled out to 150 ft the place I saw some weeds, was there not than 2 minutes and my final blue runner gets inhaled by an enormous dolly.

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Redfish Sleigh Experience

Florida Sportsman member: cbmdk86

Received a great journey out of this dude. I often bounce out and stake off to struggle an enormous one however they actually tucker out fast once they’re towing an 18 foot canoe with an enormous ole dude like me in it.

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Battle within the Bahamas

Florida Sportsman member: palmbeachpete

Discussion board member and contributing author palmbeachpete shared his current trip to the Bahamas whereas fishing within the extreme kayak and paddle board event. Lots of nice fish caught and seemed to be a great time had by all!

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Fort Lauderdale Wreck Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: kayakfrank

As soon as we reached our first spot, we each hooked up to bonitos immediately. Not what we needed, however still an ice breaker on the jigs. After getting in our exercise on these bonitos, Jason landed a small AJ for the smoker and an African Pompano. No BFT’s in these shallower waters. We averaged 225 ft or less depth throughout the day.

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Boynton Phins

Florida Sportsman member: drichard1986

Headed north for the first time ever in the yak. Did a Boynton to WPB drift with Eric and the chew was good all day. I obtained 3 dolphin, he received 2 they usually have been respectable measurement! Eric also snagged an AJ and jumped a sail a couple of occasions. Superior day on the water and glad to get back out on the yak and get some fish.

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Hallandale Offshore Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: bugdoc

Received one other runner, then a number of drops later I felt something slightly larger. Received it about 60 ft off the underside and it all of a sudden realized it was hooked, and drag started peeling out straight down. Finally pulled up a 28 pound amberjack after about 15 minutes. I went again to the rest of the group and took them back to the Tenneco, and I acquired a 22 inch mutton and what seems like a charcoal variant of a blue runner.

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Coral Springs Snakin’

Florida Sportsman member: USNAVY_Angler

Whereas Rob spent a lot of the day making an attempt to successfully deploy a fly for a Snakehead to eat, I had many alternatives to seal the deal and uncharacteristically missed more hook sets than I’m proud to admit, unsure what it was in the present day. All in all, managed to land a strong 28 inch 5 to 6 pound Snake, another medium one around 2.5 pound and a baby which was launched.

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Catching Fish and Bringing Residence the Money

Florida Sportsman member: cbmdk86

Assumed that this was my event hopes down the drain, and made my method again to the truck, however after a 17 mile round trip and 6 hours of fishing time, my little dink trout proved sufficient to secure the victory! Introduced it house regardless of the stiff competition of 175 different rivals, with a superb number of them in skiffs. Proof constructive you’ll be able to exit and be successful with just the naked minimal!

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Football Season

Florida Sportsman member:AC_YaK

After getting beat up on the wreck I headed out to see if the tuna chew can be on because it received later within the day and as soon as I acquired to 240 ft they have been jumping in all places. landed 5 out of 6 in 20 minutes CASTING the same 60 glow jig and ripping it on the floor. The last tuna I jigged up in 300 ft. A enjoyable and action crammed afternoon!

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Weedon Island Gator Trout

Florida Sportsman member: rkotinsky

High tide peaked at 6:00PM so I placed my yak into one of the passes and waited for the large drain to start out. At 6:01PM certainly one of my trolling rods with a clear gold speckled DOA shrimp will get hit exhausting and after an honest struggle I pull in a 24 inch gator trout.

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ENP Kayaking

Florida Sportsman member: USNAVY_Angler

There were no tails to be seen anyplace however we pushed via and ultimately discovered the Reds munching however absolutely submerged. I was capable of hook as much as this lovely spotless Pink that finally allowed me to attempt my Abu Garcia Revo Inshore bait caster. What a battle it gave me. We each hooked Sharks and lost them. Oh properly.

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Mosquito Lagoon Reds

Florida Sportsman member: Pescatoral Pursuit

As fortune would have it, there was a small faculty pushing proper in the direction of me that I might’ve never seen besides that the sun was at simply the correct angle, and although they weren’t making a wake, there was simply sufficient of a disturbance to “bend” the reflection on the water a slight bit. At first I assumed it was a slight breeze kicking up, nevertheless it soon turned apparent what it was.

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Second Place Dolphin By way of Kayak

Florida Sportsman member: Ericjames22

Pretty strong day on the water March 22nd, I ended up with second place with the gorgeous bull mahi. Hit a stay goggle eye in 160 ft of water.

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Weedon Island Kayak Reds

Florida Sportsman member: Slamaholic

Our plan was to go to Googe Island and work all of the back mangrove Islands on the best way. We watched bait being attacked by pelicans and lots of mullet motion in deeper holes. We arrange on the surface of the holes and would forged in Jig heads with reside shrimp and bump the bottom. It didn’t take long to hook up on the Reds. Great day trip with the family.

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Southeast Yak Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: LilTucci

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