Fishing report for March 22: Snook moving out

March 23, 2015

What the Bill Jackson’s staff is hearing and seeing on the water: Officially, it’s spring and the snook are moving from their backwater haunts to around bridges and into the open water. Snook season is currently open in Gulf of Mexico waters until May 1, with a bag limit of one fish per harvester per day and […]

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PFDs for kayaking and standup paddleboarding

March 18, 2015

Kayaking, canoeing and standup paddleboarding are among the most popular water-related activities enjoyed by Florida residents and visitors. But each year the state of Florida ranks among the nation’s leaders in deaths attributed to drowning. And in many drowning cases, a personal flotation device – PFD for short – potentially could have prevented that outcome. […]

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Solar Panels Warm Water for Pool at Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure

March 17, 2015

Customers who venture beyond the palmetto-filled parking lot and through the dive shop know that the Bill Jackson Shop for Adventure has a 100,000-gallon pool for swimming, paddling and scuba diving. What most people don’t know is that Bill Jackson’s warms all that pool water in a most eco-friendly manner: solar panels.  

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Fishing report for March 15: Sheepshead, seatrout, pompano action is good

March 15, 2015

What the Bill Jackson’s staff is hearing and seeing out on the water: Sheepshead are still chewing on barnacles around pilings and structure around the bay, and seatrout remain a constant as they’re hitting just about anything.

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R.I.P. Ammo now in stock in Gun Shop

March 4, 2015

R.I.P Round Ammo People have been calling the Gun Shop for months inquiring about the R.I.P. ammo that has been on the market. This copper projectile has a rapidly disrupting outer shell while the core penetrates deeper. R.I.P. ammo is now available in the Bill Jackson Gun Shop in most pistol calibers (9 mm, 40 […]

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A Hiking Gear Checklist for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

January 28, 2015

For many people, nothing relieves stress and rejuvenates the soul more than a long walk in the woods. Taking an extended vacation in the great outdoors remains one of the most popular American pastimes. In fact, approximately 38 million Americans went hiking in 2014 and about 43 million people went camping in the United States. […]

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Backpacker Magazine’s Get Out More Tour Women’s Edition at Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure

September 5, 2014

September 19, 2014 at 6:30pm For the past few years, “Backpacker” Magazine’s Get Out More Tour has presented at Bill Jackson’s. Their emissaries, Randy and Sheri Propster, had always brought their great energy and passion for the outdoors. Sharing both skills and product knowledge, the tour has drawn large crowds of people who want to […]

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Winchester Commemorative Rifle Collection For Sale at Bill Jackson’s

September 1, 2014

Our collection consists of 14 rifles of various calibers. This collection can’t be found ANYWHERE else. The collection was obtained prior to Winchester going out of business. That means that these rifles were all American made! All of the rifle serial numbers are 58 of the series. The rifles are in near PERFECT condition. Meaning […]

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Labor Day Sale 2014 Seminar Schedule

August 22, 2014

Labor Day Sale 2014 Seminar Schedule Our Annual Labor Day Fishing and Gun Shop Sale will be August 30 through September 1st, 2014. Over the course of the weekend we will be holding various fishing seminars giving our customers a chance to hear a little fish talk from the experts. Below is the schedule of […]

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Casting Mojo

August 10, 2014

Understanding and applying the essentials of fly casting is the foundation of a good cast, but when it comes to effortless, graceful casting a little rhythm can go a long way. Of course, it’s more than just about looking good– using a casting rhythm will help you to maintain a consistent and efficient casting stroke, […]

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