Chris Coufal embeds a treble hook deep in his hand, which provided Chad Hoover with a great opportunity to demonstrate a fantastic and reliable hook removal technique.
Although most kayak anglers worry more about launching in surf, landing in surf is actually more difficult. This week's Kayak Fishing Tales episode looks at how to make a smooth landing in a surf zone.
Getting School'd host JP DeRose answers a viewer's email question about keeping your rod and reel in the best condition.
On the east coast of New Jersey one of the best ways to catch fish it to use crabs as bait, and the best technique is jigging.
Spring and summer bring many opportunities to anglers of all kinds and ages in North Carolina. From coastal rivers to warm ocean currents, North Carolina has many reasons to wet a line.
Southeast Florida Fishing Report – Week 4– October 2012 Offshore on the troll, the weather from TS Sandy made getting offshore difficult. Those that did get out found Dorado, Kingfish, Sailfish and BFT were in 80-250 feet. Ballyhoo, Live baits and strip baits worked well. On the reefs and wrecks, Yellowtail, Mutton and Mangrove Snapper, scattered Kingfish, Jacks, Grouper and
Southeast Florida Fishing Report – Week 3– October 2012 Offshore on the troll, Dorado, and BFT were in 125-450 feet. Dorado bites came around flotsam, weeds and birds. Kingfish and Cobia were scattered in 80-200 feet. Ballyhoo and strip baits worked well. Sailfish were taking live baits. On the reefs and wrecks, Yellowtail and Mangrove Snapper, Kingfish, Triggerfish,
Southeast Florida Fishing Report – Week 2– October 2012 Offshore on the troll, Dorado, Wahoo and BFT were in 125-400 feet. The best Dorado bites came around flotsam, weeds and birds. Kingfish were scattered in 80-200 feet. Skirted Ballyhoo, strip baits, and artificials worked well. Some Sailfish are showing up closer in. The dark side swordfish bite remains consistent. On the
Southeast Florida Fishing Report – Week 1– October 2012 Offshore on the troll, Dorado, Kingfish and scattered BFT were in 180-450 feet. fishing around flotsam, weeds and birds with. Skirted Ballyhoo, strip baits, and Lures produced well. The swordfish remains consistent at night. On the reefs and wrecks, Mutton Snapper, Kingfish, Grouper, were in 90-200 feet Sardines, mullet,
Long before the Alabama Rig anglers have experimented with many techniques for rigging to entice fish to bite. The umbrella rig (Alabama Rig) had been around for years, and has been restricted for many applications in several states due to the mortality rate of fish from injuries from the multiple hooks. The rigs were also commonly used by poachers harvesting striped bass and other
If you read last months issue of Anglers Access Magazine I shared this information in that publication and now I am doing a rewrite for my readers on WFN and Facebook. This new trend (or an old secret) that anglers are setting with their fishing gear is the modification tuning and customizing of their reels to high performance fishing machines caught my attention
Southeast Florida Fishing Report – Week 2 – September 2012 Offshore on the troll, Kingfish, BFT, Bonito, Wahoo and Dorado were in 100-320 feet. Wahoo and Dorado were north of HBI. BFT were further out. Dorado were found around flotsam and weed lines. Williamson soft bird combos, Naked/skirted Ballyhoo, skirted strip baits, and artificials got the job done. The swordfish bite has
Southeast Florida Fishing Report – Week 3 – August 2012 Offshore Sailfish, Kingfish, BFT, Bonito, Wahoo were biting baits on the troll in 70-520 feet. Dorado were found around weed lines and under birds. Skirted lures/Ballyhoo, strip baits, and feather jigs called in the strikes. A 6 line Dorado hook up and catch was reported last weekend further out in the Gulf Stream. Marlin were
Southeast Florida – Week 1 Report – July 2012 Offshore on the troll, dorado into the 30 pound range were in 400-800 feet, with some occasional smallies in close. Skirted/bare ballyhoo and live pilchards produced good results around weed lines and floating debris. Kingfish were spread across the ranges from in close to 350 feet, along with Blackfin Tuna. Wahoo were biting