Each spring, amberjack, African pompano, blackfin tuna, grouper, snapper and a host of other species begin ganging up on wrecks and reefs of South Florida and the Florida Keys from 100 to 350-feet of water. It’s a perfect time for anglers to enjoy some of the most brutal tugs-of-war ever on light
Ask Blair Wiggins how much he enjoys saltwater fishing, and the Floridian will admit to being addicted to the sport. In fact, that passion is reflected in the name of his popular TV series, Addictive Fishing.
Currently, the number one boat brand in retail sales of outboard-powered fiberglass boats, 24-feet and under, Carolina Skiff is the company to check out as you head to the boat shows and events that will be held in this year.
Families and boating go together, and so does serious fishing. You can enjoy both on the same trip aboard the Sea Chaser 24 HFC by Carolina Skiff.
If you run any kind of skiff or bass boat in shallow water, consider this column a must-read. Electro-hydraulic jack plates are add-on brackets that provide two more adjustability dimensions to your outboard engine trim: straight up and down. The jack plate accomplishes several significant functions:
A private place to take care of business when the time comes is the purpose of a console head. Besides an on-board potty, the small space has historically served no other functional purpose for a saltwater bay boat.
Dusky Sports Center is smack dab in the middle of Florida’s prime boating waters, and coincidentally near the world’s largest in-water boat show. The boating industry knows the event as the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, set for Nov. 1-5, 2017.
Fall is normally the “off-season” for boaters, and it’s also the best time of year to purchase a new Yamaha four-stroke outboard.
Visit the newly improved Yamaha Outboards website at yamahaoutboards.com and find everything you could possibly need, from performance bulletins and owner manuals to engine comparisons and maintenance tips.
Nothing could be worse than a chartered fishing trip gone badly with cheap, out of date and worn out tackle. The same goes for the boat. A rig without the latest electronics is a handicap towards success.