When the water temperature climbs over 70 degrees, a vast amount of bait starts to show up, in offshore currents & offshore reefs. With as much life and bait that move over the structure and throughout the currents, this activity brings in the predatory fish as well! Often times reports of iridescent sailfish, mammoth kingfish, […]Read More Targeting Surface Bait & Reefs Offshore
Kite fishing goggle eyes on conventional reels for, pelagic, sailfish and other surface predators! While targeting sailfish, tunas and wahoos, kite fishing is a great tactic to utilize. The technique of kite fishing allows for the Angler to get the bait stealthy away from the boat. In addition to covering a vast amount of water […]Read More Kite fishing for surface pelagics
While their is a variety of different baits to load up on and put in the livewell when targeting a variety of different species offshore. There are also a few different bait patterns that arise and diffuse throughout the year with the following weather patterns. Some choice baits for offshore, while fishing almost year round […]Read More Selecting live baits offshore
A well known method for catch and release of billfish and other species, is what is commonly referred to as “leadering” a fish, behind the boat. In this technique an angler will grab hold of the fishing line and or leader and directly pull the fish towards the boat as the fight is nearing the […]Read More “Leadering” … the technique
When it comes to Angling, color selection plays a big role in the days success. Color selection can sometimes feel a bit over whelming, but deciphering the colors that fish tend to bite best is extremely advantageous for the angler. So here are a few tips to note while choosing colors for the […]Read More Color Selection in the Spring!
Trolling mullets, blue runners, and ladyfish for Kingfish and Tunas. Running mud minnows 7-13 inches on a triple rigged stinger rig with two treble hooks on the back is a great choice when targeting giant King Mackerel & Wahoo offshore in the bluewater. Free lining the baits 50-300 yards behind the boat is great way […]Read More Trolling for Kingfish, Tunas & Wahoo’s.
Pitching ballyhoos at mahi-mahi is a simple way to catch these pelagic’s effectively, dolphinfish cooperate very well and are a sporty and fun gamefish to target. These colorful schools of fish, feed aggressively at the surface, crashing flying fish and other bait, they usually tend to cling to floating structure. When locating these fish offshore […]Read More Sight Casting Mahi-Mahi !!
Fishing with butterfly jigs and other speed jigs is like no other, dropping your polished metal jig to the ocean floor with steel leader and 30lb braid, then speed retrieving it up the water column is bound to produce some serious bites. Fishing around bottom structure and bait make these jigs ideal. As they […]Read More Butterfly Jigs for Tuna and Wahoo
While targeting snappers like mangroves and mutton snapper, these fish have greater sense of smell. Targeting these fish with red chunk meat will make a good source of bait because of the high blood content in the meat. These chunks are great for strong smellers like these snappers. Starting with either a chum […]Read More Free lining chunk meat for Mangrove Snapper
While often times anglers target swordfish during the day with a technique called deep dropping, that usually includes pulling a 5lb weight in nearly 1000ft of water, (170 fathoms.) Yet, “deep dropping” is most effective when the sun is high in the sky, while the swordfish are down low at the ocean floor, […]Read More Nighttime Fishing for Swordfish