Fishing report for April 12: Waiting on the bait schools

April 12, 2015

Here’s what the Bill Jackson’s fishing department staff is seeing and hearing about out on the water: Most anglers are still waiting on the large bait schools to come in and bring the bulk of the tarpon migration with them. When that happens, here’s what you’ll need to be ready for one of the best […]

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Get to know your knife blade

April 3, 2015

When choosing a knife for your outdoors adventures, two things to take into consideration are the hardness and the shape of the steel blade.

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Camping Gear For Kids

March 30, 2015

Spring is here, and all across the country campgrounds are opening. Soon, families will begin making plans for summer trips. Camping remains one of the most popular pastimes in the United States. Between 2010 and 2012, 3 million more Americans decided to give camping a try, and last year, approximately 43 million Americans headed to […]

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Fishing report for March 29: Tarpon on way, then the sharks

March 29, 2015

What the Bill Jackson’s fishing Report is the findings our fishing staff is hearing and seeing out on the water:

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How to Choose Binoculars

March 26, 2015

Binoculars improve our view of objects in the distance. This guide from the Bill Jackson Shop for Adventure will help bring into focus the right binocular for your next adventure:

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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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